UNSW researchers have identified a distinctive brain signature in people with melancholic depression, supporting calls for its classification as a unique mood disorder type.
Suicide is as preventable as skin cancer. But despite initiatives like RUOK Day, we don't follow through with the right strategies, writes Helen Christensen.
Research shows that even innocuous-sounding “talking therapies” – counselling and psychotherapy – can be harmful if aimed at the wrong people, writes Gordon Parker.
New Australian research demonstrates the potential public health impact of mental health prevention programs delivered in the workplace.
A new book co-authored by UNSW's Gordon Parker sheds light on the often misunderstood issue of perinatal depression and matches personal stories with advice from leading researchers.
A simple self-test increases the accuracy of bipolar disorder diagnosis and improves quality of life, researchers at the Black Dog Institute have found.
Young people with a known genetic risk of bipolar disorder but no clinical signs of the condition show reduced reaction to facial emotions, a new brain imaging study has found.
Researchers are using online cognitive behavioural therapy to help people get more sleep.
Australians are generally a happy bunch but suicidal thoughts plague four per cent of the population, according to the new Black Dog Index.
People with anxiety and depression can now receive mental health support on the go with the launch of a 24-hour mobile phone and iPad-based mood and behavioural monitoring tool.