It's distressing to see reports of terrorists attacks but these feelings will usually abate over days or weeks. But people with a history of trauma need to take extra care of their mental health.
For their outstanding research on psychological responses to trauma, recycling science, and nanomaterials, three UNSW scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
UNSW has won $22.8 million in National Health and Medical Research Council grants, the second largest amount Australia-wide and far ahead of any other university in the State.
Only two Australians were involved in the highest-level negotiations about what to include in the fifth edition of psychiatry’s bible the DSM – and both were from UNSW.
It’s normal to have recurring waves of grief after the loss of a loved one but prolonged, severe grief requires treatment, writes Richard Bryant.