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Woman working from home on laptop looks tired.

New research shows the 'double-edged sword' impact of technology on mental health and how we can minimise the adverse effects.

Bronwyn Graham's illustrated backdrop of male lab rats and 'invisible women'

From baking to black swans, and male lab rats to mavericks, UNSW researchers reflect on lessons from our time in a socially distanced world.

Jill Newby

Associate Professor Jill Newby has received a 2020 Young Tall Poppy Science Award for her work in raising awareness of mental health in the community.

Business owner calculating tax return

Professional tax advice is needed to improve the mental health outcomes for small businesses in financial distress, says a UNSW Business School expert.

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Hate talking on the phone? Not to worry. Here are five ways you can access mental health support without having to dial a number.

young man in doctor's office

A study by UNSW and the Black Dog Institute has shed light on the influence of COVID-19 on Australians’ mental health.

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence will determine appropriate therapies for university students experiencing psychological distress. 

Helen Christensen, Kathy Wu and Janice Fullerton

UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding for projects to investigate the use of internet-based tools in suicide prevention and the affect genetics can have on patients’ response to medicines to treat bipolar disorder or depression.

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UNSW researchers share tips on ways to cope with anxiety and stress during COVID–19.

A room looking out onto a lush forest virtual landscape in The Edge of the Present  Photo - Alex Davies

A VR experience developed in partnership with people with lived experience of suicidality has demonstrated rapid increases in positive mood.

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