Professor Meaghan O'Donnell

Head of Research, Phoenix Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

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New hope for treating PTSD

Treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder usually involves patients focusing on their traumatic experience, but world-first research may offer another treatment pathway

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Building togetherness in the face of disaster

A ten year study into the aftermath of the Black Saturday bushfires highlights the importance of community and connection in what is a lesson for current and future disaster recovery efforts

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Simple ways to support people dealing with traumatic events

Thousands of people are processing the emotional impact of being caught up in the Australian bushfires. Here are some tips on how you can support a friend or family member who may be struggling.

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Young and resilient

The first study of young refugees settling in Australia suggests they are adapting well to their new country

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