mental illness

brain inflammation

While there may be a connection between inflammation and depression, one doesn’t necessarily lead to the other, write Gordon Parker and Ute Vollmer-Conna.

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UNSW researchers at the Black Dog Institute are using digital technologies to target groups most at risk of mental illiness, including young people and those living in regional, rural and remote areas.

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Two academics have recently suggested that everyone with a mental illness could be violent. By doing so, they risk returning us to a time where the mentally ill were isolated and stigmatised, writes Olav Nielssen.

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The burden of major depression and anxiety have each increased by 37 per cent in 20 years, according to the Global Burden of Disease report.

The largest study of its kind has confirmed the existence of common genetic contributors to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Women who suffer violence at the hands of men are highly likely to experience mental disorders for the rest of their lives, new research shows.

New developments in research into depression and other mental disorders will be discussed at a major symposium at UNSW next week.

Grief inside

Strong feelings of grief are normal and healthy after the death of someone you love but recent research from UNSW suggests that some people grieve for so long that it becomes a significant mental illness.

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UNSW's FBEOutThere! unit has been honoured for its role in the development of a community facility to support people affected by schizophrenia.

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