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  1. 5 December 2022 - Inside Business

    A COVID-19 state of mind

    The latest HILDA Survey shows the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown accelerated the already declining mental health of younger Australians.

  2. 7 November 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    The real cost to unpaid carers

    Unpaid caregiving is detrimental to mental health, finds University of Melbourne research. And globally, the unpaid care load is still mostly carried by women.

  3. 27 October 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Personalising mental health care

    A unique ‘fingerprint’ for mental health shows promise for accelerating diagnosis and personalising treatment, say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 1 September 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Women are doing too much and it’s hurting their mental health

    Women still do most of the unpaid work at home while also working. A first-of-its-kind University of Melbourne review finds it’s hurting their mental health.

  5. 17 August 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Restoring the lives of Australians with PTSD

    Australia’s largest ever treatment trial of PTSD in military personnel and veterans is delivering ground-breaking results, say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 12 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Seeking authentic mindfulness in this era of ‘wellness’

    Given the boom in meditation and mindfulness practices it is time for evidence-based principles to help guide people, says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 4 April 2022 - Learning & Teaching

    Crafting your work to increase job satisfaction

    By enabling staff to take greater control over their work, job crafting can help drive greater employee wellbeing, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 22 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    People in prison still in COVID-19 lockdown

    Sustained COVID-19 lockdowns in prisons weigh on people's mental health. A University of Melbourne expert asks whether we are doing enough to protect them?

  9. 16 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Listening to those held in immigration detention

    Refugees formerly detained on Nauru tell University of Melbourne researchers about being dehumanised and feeling irreparably damaged through the experience.

  10. 4 January 2022 - Health & Medicine

    What we know about our resilience after 2021

    The strengths we have built during a tough 2021 will help us cope individually and collectively in an uncertain 2022, explain University of Melbourne experts