Studies have found that sports can provide a safe environment to teach young people positive values through organized activities that lead to better resilience.
UNSW Sydney researchers have been awarded a $1.3m grant to establish support programs for local psychologists in Syria, Turkey and Bangladesh.
Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness. Positive mental health involves feeling good and functioning well, and there are ways to improve even if you don't have a mental illness.
People living with mental disorders benefit from regular, movement-based yoga, a review of 19 studies has found.
A taskforce of 30+ international experts - including UNSW Medicine researcher Dr Simon Rosenbaum - have released a report on the health inequities experienced by people with mental illness.
UNSW Scientia Fellow Dr Simon Rosenbaum from UNSW's School of Psychiatry discusses his research into physical fitness and mental illness, and the benefits of the UNSW Scientia Fellowship.
Research conducted by UNSW's Black Dog Institute has found a direct link between physical exercise and improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr Simon Rosenbaum explains.
It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too, write Simon Rosenbaum, Katherine Samaras and Scott Teasdale.
We need to rethink the way we measure success when it comes to exercise, writes Simon Rosenbaum.