Junior doctors who work more than 55 hours a week are at a greater risk of developing mental health problems and experiencing suicidal ideation.
We found refugees with insecure visas had poorer mental health than refugees with secure visas. But social interaction with the wider community seems to help.
A new study has revealed the association between refugees’ visas and their mental health.
$7 million in Commonwealth Government funding will underpin the launch of a unique service providing expert support for people with mental health, neurological and alcohol and drug disorders.
This World Mental Health Day, UNSW is highlighting the ways its researchers and students are working towards improving mental health for people all over the world.
In a recent report, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was highly critical of the Australian government for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
Psychology PhD student Sandersan Onie is working on removing the stigma surrounding mental health and improving science-based interventions in his home of Indonesia.
UNSW Sydney contributes to guidelines which indicate when children and adolescents should be treated in psychiatric hospitals.
A world-first intervention for refugee men who suffer from PTSD has shown promise in a trial, encouraging them to get help.
A taskforce of 30+ international experts - including UNSW Medicine researcher Dr Simon Rosenbaum - have released a report on the health inequities experienced by people with mental illness.