Jill Newby

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

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Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness. Positive mental health involves feeling good and functioning well, and there are ways to improve even if you don't have a mental illness.

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How do you know if your fears of coronavirus are out of control? And what can you do about it?

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

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If Googling your health symptoms is taking over you're day-to-day life and is distressing you, here are some ways to get help.

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R U OK Day encourages all of us to check in with others to see if they’re OK. But what's the best action if someone responds negatively?

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When does a reasonable concern about health tip over into illness anxiety, asks Jill Newby.

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Why aren't males even more promiscuous? Why are feelings of disgust so hard to shake? And why do some bad memories make you feel like a failure? UNSW's next generation of science researchers provide some answers.