Black Dog Institute

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The risk of repeat self-harm in young people is highest in the first month after an initial self-harm hospital presentation.

a woman looks fearful while sitting inside a large cardboard box

Phobias are when fears become excessive and interrupt daily life. A new review shows one longer session of exposure is as effective and more time-efficient than shorter sessions.

A lone figure in a hoodie stands at the end of a wharf peering into the mist

Machine learning algorithms could be more accurate and reliable than conventional methods of predicting suicide risk.

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Why is it so hard to disengage from daily case numbers? What should you do if, like a car crash, you can’t look away?

black and white abstract drawing of people in PPE with dragonflies flying above them

The works illuminate what it has been like leading, working, and living through the pandemic.

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From the things you choose to focus on, to the support you seek from others, to the way you look after your physical health — these coping strategies could help you through Melbourne's latest lockdown.

Kari Lancaster, Michelle Tye, Sarah Walker

Three of this year’s four recipients of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia early career research award are from UNSW Sydney.

UNSW Library Building

Five UNSW Sydney professors are recognised for their outstanding contribution to the social sciences.

A woman in a wheelchair at the top of a fire exit flight of stairs

A new photography exhibition by women with disability aims to challenge our preconceptions of women’s bodies. Showcasing feminist self-portraits of six women, Through my eyes addresses limiting and negative assumptions of disability.

Person being anxious in a crowd

It's helpful to remember you're in an unusual situation with no perfect map of how to cope, or a 'right' or 'wrong' way to get through it.

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