Neuroscience Mental Health and Addiction Theme

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence will determine appropriate therapies for university students experiencing psychological distress. 

Indigenous artwork by Dr Mick Adams

UNSW Sydney is leading a program to promote parenting skills for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fathers and to improve the mental health of their adolescent children.

Helen Christensen, Kathy Wu and Janice Fullerton

UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding for projects to investigate the use of internet-based tools in suicide prevention and the affect genetics can have on patients’ response to medicines to treat bipolar disorder or depression.

We need to talk about mental health and COVID-19

UNSW Professor says the hidden threat from COVID-19 is long-term mental health issues.

Magnetic Particle Imaging

Imaging technology at UNSW Sydney will help researchers discover new methods to diagnose and treat a wide spectrum of diseases.

Mask-wearing man smokes a cigarette.

Two UNSW Sydney academics discuss how coronavirus – primarily a respiratory virus – affects smokers.

Opioids

A review of more than 100 studies from around the world has shown that people who use opioids for extramedical reasons have significantly higher rates of mortality.