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  1. 6 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Could your smartphone become your therapist?

    Digital mental healthcare can potentially help people, but University of Melbourne research finds the relationship between patient and therapist remains key.

  2. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Rates of diagnosed mental illness soar

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey finds depression and anxiety is now the most common serious illness among Australians, particularly for women.

  3. 10 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Buffering against brain change in schizophrenia

    Some people with schizophrenia may have a protective mechanism that buffers against the structural changes in the brain shows University of Melbourne research.

  4. 12 June 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Australian children with mental disorders aren’t getting help

    New University of Melbourne research finds that the majority of Australian children with mental disorders aren’t accessing help, and we need to understand why.

  5. 23 May 2019 - Humanities

    When there is no ritual to dream: The silence of Indigenous suicide

    A University of Melbourne academic says the high rate of Indigenous youth suicide can only be addressed if all Australians confont historical and modern racism.

  6. 16 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Changing the image problem of electroconvulsive therapy

    Many see electroconvulsive therapy as a barbaric treatment, but involving patient’s families in ECT can dispel stigma, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 7 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Backing the strengths of Aboriginal young people

    We need to use the strengths of Aboriginal youth if we are to close the gap says the University of Melbourne's Professor Sandra Eades.

  8. 7 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Protecting patients and their doctors

    By combining law and medicine, University of Melbourne Associate Professor Marie Bismark focuses on improving patient safety and the wellbeing of practitioners.

  9. 28 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Museums: They’re good for your health

    University of Melbourne research finds that visiting museums and other cultural venues can help older Australians with their mental and physical wellbeing.

  10. 6 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Black Saturday: Understanding disaster recovery and resilience

    Black Saturday taught us that disasters are a unique form of trauma; University of Melbourne experts say learning how to respond is key to helping recovery.