mental health

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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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Surgeons who rely on a patient’s own report of their nasal function may not be getting an accurate picture – unless they first assess their patient's mental health, UNSW research finds.

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Nominations are open for the 2017 Australian Mental Health Prize, recognising those who have made outstanding contributions to either the promotion of mental health or the prevention and treatment of mental illness.

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