Mental health

Lynnette Hoffman
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Psychiatrist Jayashri Kulkarni explains what's behind the staggering trend, and what GPs can do...

Sophia Auld
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Early detection, medication advice, atypical red flags and more...

Expert/s: Sophia Auld
Peter Baldwin
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In this year’s budget, the government announced one of the biggest changes to the mental health system in two decades: a digital early intervention service to relieve Australians’ early psychological distress before it builds into mental illness.

Expert/s: Peter Baldwin
Hugh Breakey
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The social psychologist Jonathan Haidt’s new book The Anxious Generation delivers an urgent call for action.

Expert/s: Hugh Breakey
Sophia Auld
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How to differentiate withdrawal symptoms from relapse, and reduce the risk of both...

Expert/s: Sophia Auld
Sophia Auld
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In the past year, 1 in 7 GPs were threatened, while 1 in 14 experienced physical violence...

Expert/s: Sophia Auld
Jacob Crouse
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The core experiences of depression – changes in energy, activity, thinking and mood – have been described for more than 10,000 years. The word “depression” has been used for about 350 years.

August Nilsson
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In March 2024 Finland was, for the seventh year in a row, ranked as the happiness champion. But a new experimental study suggests that the ladder metaphor makes people think about power and wealth...

Expert/s: August Nilsson
Dr Amanda Cole
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Globally, one out of every eight people report a mental illness. In Australia, one in five people experience a mental illness in their lifetime...

Expert/s: Dr Amanda Cole
Annie Margaret
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Many people have compared the addictive nature of social media to cigarettes.

Lynnette Hoffman
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Low iron status can have a massive impact on mental health and beyond…

Prof Lawson R. Wulsin
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COVID-19 taught most people that the line between tolerable and toxic stress – defined as persistent demands that lead to disease – varies widely...