People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will have the chance to take part in a pilot study of an internet-based education program.

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Mobile phones and the Internet will be used to help people manage their mental health problems. The project, which involves UNSW researchers, has been awarded almost $2 million in funding from the Federal government.

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Researchers from UNSW have found that while Internet searches bring up a variety of useful materials, people pay more attention to information that matches their pre-existing beliefs.

People with social phobias in rural areas are being sought to take part in a study to test the effectiveness of a novel Internet-based education program, aimed at helping people manage the problem.

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Internet pioneer, Vinton G. Cerf, outlined his predictions for the future of online communication in a recent talk at UNSW.