Black Dog Institute

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Bridianne O'Dea is at the forefront of research into how technology can harness the power of social media to detect mental illness and deliver appropriate health care.

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Five young UNSW researchers will spend a year sharing their knowledge with school students, teachers and the broader community after winning NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

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The biggest mental health and arts festival in the world, The Big Anxiety Festival, will explore and re-imagine the state of mental health in the 21st century.

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Researchers from UNSW and Black Dog Institute say major gaps in the literature must be addressed before ketamine is widely adopted as a clinical treatment for depression.

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Why do increasing numbers of Australians require disability support pensions for psychiatric conditions, when the prevalence of underlying mental health symptoms has not changed?

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Research conducted by UNSW's Black Dog Institute has found a direct link between physical exercise and improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr Simon Rosenbaum explains.

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Black Dog Institute and Hunter Institute of Mental Health received $5 million in the federal budget to establish a Centre for Research Excellence in the Prevention of Anxiety and Depression.

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A public panel at UNSW on 19 April will discuss the implications of giving away valuable health data and other challenges of digital public health.

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The world is facing a global health emergency as the rates of mental illness and suicide increase, one of the world’s foremost mental health experts, Dr Tom Insel, has told a packed audience at UNSW’s Wallace Wurth lecture.

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Australia is up to ten years ahead of the rest of the world in using digital technology to improve mental health care, according to Google Life Sciences' Dr Tom Insel.

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