suicide

(l-r) Professors McGorry and Farrell with the Dean, Peter Smith
21 June 2013
Early intervention programs for young people with mental health issues could save lives, alleviate suffering and save millions of dollars a year, high-profile speakers have told an audience at the UNSW Medicine Dean’s lecture.
suicide_prevention
20 February 2013
Doctors may in the future be able to take a blood test to determine if a patient is suicidal, with the hope of decreasing the number of people taking their own lives.
Black Dog Institute Director, Professor Helen Christensen
28 August 2012
Australians are generally a happy bunch but suicidal thoughts plague four per cent of the population, according to the new Black Dog Index.
04 August 2011
Women who suffer violence at the hands of men are highly likely to experience mental disorders for the rest of their lives, new research shows.
Tristan_jepson_inside
19 September 2008
Research commissioned by UNSW and presented at the 2008 Tristan Jepson memorial lecture shows that depression is a common and disabling problem for the legal profession, particularly law students.
19 September 2008
Research commissioned by UNSW and presented at the 2008 Tristan Jepson memorial lecture shows that depression is a common and disabling problem for lawyers, particularly law students.
Pregnancy_inside
09 September 2008
Nearly twice as many women in NSW die due to factors surrounding pregnancy or childbirth as previously thought, adding weight to calls for better reporting of pregnancy-related mortality, according to UNSW research.
abused_child_inside
22 January 2008
Child abuse survivors are almost two and a half times as likely to have poor mental health outcomes and four times more likely to be unhappy even in much later life, according to new research from UNSW.