mental health

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Research from a unique natural experiment shows how strict ideas about masculinity can emerge when men vastly outnumber women.

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The media often reflects personal and professional biases and community misunderstandings about trauma.

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

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Here's what the research tells us about what wears us out, what renews us, and how to feel more refreshed in 2021.

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A film about the shootings is likely to be very distressing for people directly impacted by the massacre, particularly those who still have PTSD or strong grief responses.

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Hoarding is a recognised mental health condition and should be treated as such – without the stigma associated with high-profile cases seen in the media, a UNSW clinical psychologist says.

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A special event for UNSW’s mental health month will explore the links between diet and mental health.

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New research shows the 'double-edged sword' impact of technology on mental health and how we can minimise the adverse effects.

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Professional tax advice is needed to improve the mental health outcomes for small businesses in financial distress, says a UNSW Business School expert.

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Hate talking on the phone? Not to worry. Here are five ways you can access mental health support without having to dial a number.

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