mental health

CRE

UNSW’s expertise in mental health and substance abuse has once again been recognised with $5 million funding for two new Centres of Research Excellence.

Internet porn

There is emerging evidence that internet pornography is strongly associated with risky sexual behaviour among adolescents, according to a review from UNSW's Kirby Institute.

BlackDog school

A unique program that equips teachers to better help young people with mental health issues will be rolled out to high schools across Australia, thanks to the Black Dog Institute and nib foundation.

Joseph mcdonald

Indigenous doctor Josef McDonald, who has just graduated from UNSW, plans to focus his career on mental health problems in his community.

Uniken novdec2010 cover

Lack of interest in holding a mother's gaze may be an early indicator of problems to come, according to new research reported in the latest issue of Uniken.

OCD inside

People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) will have the chance to take part in a pilot study of a unique internet-based education program, which has proved very successful in treating several other mental disorders.

People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will have the chance to take part in a pilot study of an internet-based education program.

Mandaean2 inside

Mandaean refugees experienced post-traumatic stress at rates far higher than the general community under the Howard government's mandatory detention policies, UNSW-led research has found.

Child slap inside

A new UNSW study suggests that a ban on smacking could prevent up to a third of child homicides.

Julian Trollor inside

A leading researcher has been appointed to a new Chair at UNSW to drive efforts at improving support for some of the most vulnerable people in society.

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