mental health

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People living with mental disorders benefit from regular, movement-based yoga, a review of 19 studies has found.

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A group of UNSW cross-discipline experts discuss the benefits of plants, gardening and green spaces during COVID-19.

Social isolation

A new study will assess the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on the mental health of thousands of people – from the womb to old age.

Body mapping session in Virtual Reality using EmbodiMap developed by UNSW fEEL Lab Scientia Professor Jill Bennett and lead immersive media designer Volker Kuchelmeister.

Scientia Professor Jill Bennett says the arts offer useful ways of dealing with complex mental health and emotional challenges.

Young doctors who work long hours are at greater risk of developing mental health problems.

Junior doctors who work more than 55 hours a week are at a greater risk of developing mental health problems and experiencing suicidal ideation.

mental health

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.

Refugees with insecure visas experience more trauma, depression and PTSD

A new study has revealed the association between refugees’ visas and their mental health.

Mindgardens

$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.

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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.

Australia child

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.

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