mental health

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A mental health app for teenagers, a school-based program to prevent substance abuse, and treatments for traumatised refugees are among UNSW projects that will share in more than $8 million in NHMRC funding.

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Being exposed to abuse or neglect before age five is the strongest predictor of whether a child will be at risk for future mental illness, a study from UNSW Sydney finds.

 

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UNSW Conjoint Professor Chris Poulos and Associate Professor Roslyn Poulos are championing a program where health professionals, including GPs, write prescriptions for their patients to participate in the arts.

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Launching in Mental Health Week, the NeuRA Talks seminar series will feature world class scientists and breakthrough mental health research.

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UNSW School of Psychiatry's Scott Teasdale, a mental health dietitian, explains the links between mental health and weight gain.

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Bridianne O'Dea is at the forefront of research into how technology can harness the power of social media to detect mental illness and deliver appropriate health care.

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When thinking about its causes, it’s important to remember depression can be a normal mood state, a clinical disorder, and even a disease, writes Gordon Parker.

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Around 3,000 Australians take their lives each year, a frightening statistic that Black Dog Institute chief Helen Christensen is determined to turn around.

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Australia’s first high-tech festival to explore the experience of anxiety will fuse art, science and technology to shake up approaches to mental health.

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