Resilience is an adaptive process usually developed over a lifetime – but we’re taking a crash-course in it now.
New study calls for better safety measures to reduce the number of serious back injuries suffered by employees in two major industries
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.
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?
The mental health issues faced by asylum seekers are exacerbated by the uncertainty and harsh conditions of detention, writes Karen Zwi.
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.
Our memories – good or bad – form parts of our identities and simply removing aspects of our character may have serious consequences, writes Amy Reichelt.