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  1. 18 April 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Good sleep is key to pre-teen mental health

    Improving sleep is one way to help support a young adolescent’s mental health and wellbeing – with long-lasting benefits, finds University of Melbourne research

  2. 8 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Do new doctors get enough child health experience?

    Many new doctors entering General Practice seem to lack confidence dealing with child mental health and behaviour problems says University of Melbourne research

  3. 16 April 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    Managing your family’s cabin fever

    Families self-isolating through COVID-19 can bring out the worst in each other; a University of Melbourne expert explains how to keep communication harmonious.

  4. Podcast11 December 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    What will it be like for teenagers of the future?

    Through her research and a new novel, a University of Melbourne psychologist is exploring how teenagers respond to technology and social media in their lives.

  5. 13 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Global health efforts need to catch up with young people

    Adolescents have been overlooked by the global health agenda, but for the first time we have the data to make a difference, says University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 19 February 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Re-thinking our definition of adolescence

    A University of Melbourne expert says that the age of adolescence has evolved and we need to improve our understanding of the modern problems of teenagers.

  7. 2 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Rethinking how we see anorexia

    Research at the Royal Children's Hospital and the University of Melbourne has found anorexia is possible at any weight; not just those who are very underweight.

  8. 28 June 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why are young girls asking for vaginal cosmetic surgery?

    Australian girls as young as 11 are seeking cosmetic surgery on their genitals. What's going on? A University of Melbourne study is on the way to finding out