trauma

Resilience is a process

Resilience is an adaptive process usually developed over a lifetime – but we’re taking a crash-course in it now.

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New study calls for better safety measures to reduce the number of serious back injuries suffered by employees in two major industries

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UNSW's Richard Bryant, a world expert in the mental health of people affected by adversity and trauma, has received Australia’s highest accolade in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours.

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Childhood trauma is understood to be a significant risk factor for developing a psychotic or mood disorder later in life. But how does this trauma change our brain’s stress response systems?

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The mental health issues faced by asylum seekers are exacerbated by the uncertainty and harsh conditions of detention, writes Karen Zwi.  

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Trauma and mental health, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder, will have a dedicated research focus with the establishment of the first clinical professorial chair of its type in Australia.

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Our memories – good or bad – form parts of our identities and simply removing aspects of our character may have serious consequences, writes Amy Reichelt.