mental health

Marianne Wobke leads a workshop called The Road Trip

The arts festival in Warwick, Queensland, curated by UNSW Sydney researchers, brought hope to people dealing with the devastating impact of youth suicide.

medical bed on wheels in the hospital corridor

New research suggests close to one in three deaths in inpatient psychiatric care in New South Wales were due to self-harm or potentially avoidable medical conditions.

Jackie Curtis

An NHMRC research grant awarded to UNSW Conjoint Professor Jackie Curtis aims to revolutionise high quality physical health care for people with severe mental illness.

Festival of Care

A festival of arts-based interventions offers techniques to enhance the mental health and wellbeing of hospital staff.

Shadow of teenage girl crying

Artificial intelligence can help to identify risk factors for suicide and self-harm, according to new research from UNSW Sydney.

A woman with eyes closed and wearing a blue jacket leans against a wall showing her reflection

Psychiatrists rely on guidelines to prescribe medication for bipolar disorders. But beyond side-effects and clinical trials, ‘real-world’ effectiveness should be considered thoughtfully.

A contented man wearing glasses and a cap lies in a hammock with a laptop

People who ruminated and worried excessively were helped by an online course, a randomised controlled trial found.

person holding phone and looking at woman dancing in video posted on social media

Short-form social media videos and images that set unattainable appearance standards may harm young women’s perception of body image, research suggests.

Ursula Sansom-Daly and Murad Tayebjee

Ursula Sansom-Daly and Murad Tayebjee have been recognised for their work on mental health in young people with cancer and molecular physics to create higher efficiency solar cells.

Woman in face mask and headscarf looking out the window

New research from UNSW Sydney reveals the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for women of refugee backgrounds living in Australia.

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