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Young doctors who work long hours are at greater risk of developing mental health problems.

Junior doctors who work more than 55 hours a week are at a greater risk of developing mental health problems and experiencing suicidal ideation.

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The 2019 Big Anxiety Festival seeks to breakdown stigma and build empathy to battle mental health

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UNSW's groundbreaking The Big Anxiety festival, which used the arts to promote understanding of mental heath, was the nation's best event in its very first year. And there's more to come in 2019.

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Burnout is hard to diagnose, as it is not featured in the manual of mental disorders - so more understanding is needed to treat the condition.

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Researchers from the Black Dog Institute and UNSW Sydney have questioned the efficacy and safety of intranasal ketamine for depression, with their pilot trial stopped early due to poor side effects in patients.

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A mental health app for teenagers, a school-based program to prevent substance abuse, and treatments for traumatised refugees are among UNSW projects that will share in more than $8 million in NHMRC funding.

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Mental health apps, an automated logistics transport management system and a sun exposure sensor were among the winners at the 2017 UNSW Innovation Awards.

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has visited UNSW Sydney to announce more support for Australia’s next generation of medical researchers.

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The Big Anxiety Festival explores neurodiversity through conversation, technology and art, writes Katie Sutherland.

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Research by the Black Dog Institute and UNSW Sydney shows that training managers about mental health can have a direct effect in improving occupational outcomes for employees.

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