depression

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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 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.

A woman sitting on the toilet prepares to use some toilet paper

Two Australians with bipolar have been successfully treated with poo transplants, allowing them to come off, or reduce, their medications. Here’s where the science is up to.

child alone during lockdown

Becoming socially withdrawn or acting out are signs your child may be distressed. 

Woman looking depressed

A UNSW expert on post-traumatic stress and anxiety explains why this year’s lockdown is affecting everyone – and especially vulnerable groups – differently.

Young depressed person

A new report reveals how COVID-19 affected young Australians during the pandemic restrictions last year. 

Young man sitting on a lounge with head in hands looking unhappy

Financial hardships in particular are likely to lead to ongoing mental health problems, even as the pandemic subsides. 

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.

Refugees with insecure visas experience more trauma, depression and PTSD

A new study has revealed the association between refugees’ visas and their mental health.

Emotional Brain Study app

Researchers from UNSW and UCL are hoping that a newly launched app that tracks an individual’s moods and emotions could lead to better management of mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression.

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