Psychology

Sandersan Onie

Psychology PhD student Sandersan Onie is working on removing the stigma surrounding mental health and improving science-based interventions in his home of Indonesia.

Emotional Brain Study app

Researchers from UNSW and UCL are hoping that a newly launched app that tracks an individual’s moods and emotions could lead to better management of mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression.

Refugees' mental health

A world-first intervention for refugee men who suffer from PTSD has shown promise in a trial, encouraging them to get help.

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A UNSW psychology experiment has shown why it can be so hard to direct our attention away from cues that might lead to behaviour we’d like to avoid, like drinking alcohol and eating unhealthy food.

PCIT therapy

One of the world's first Parent-Child Interaction Therapy school-based clinics has opened at Ingleburn Public School.

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UNSW psychology researchers have found evidence that controlling one’s own thinking can be thwarted by thoughts we do not even know are there.

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We like to think that we are in the driver’s seat when it comes to the choice and strength of our everyday thoughts, but new research from UNSW suggests they might be more automatic and unconscious than we think.

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Don't pursue happiness as a goal. Instead make sure what you do from day to day provides a sense of meaning in life.

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A study by UNSW researchers is evaluating a short, online-based therapy that holds great promise for people who suffer from panic disorder.

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Disturbing imagery disrupts perception, but not as much among violent video game players, UNSW Sydney psychologists have shown.

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