Can alternative therapies help PTSD?
Do alternative therapies for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder actually help? Maybe, but we urgently need actual evidence argues a University of Melbourne expert.
Young and resilient
The first study of how young refugees in Australia are faring, undertaken by University of Melbourne researchers, shows they are adapting well to resettlement
Why mindset matters for junior doctors
Teaching junior doctors how to have a 'growth mindset' can help them cope better with the pressures of the job, says a University of Melbourne researcher.
Mental health in a changing climate
University of Melbourne research confirms a link between climate change and mental health, and calls for more mental health support in a changing climate.
Why does radio hold a special place in our hearts?
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Dr Amanda Krause discusses our love of music, and how older people use the radio.
Exercising your emotions
University of Melbourne academic Dr Peter Koval champions emotional flexibility as the next step forward in psychological well-being.
From jail cell to emergency room: Too many injuries after release from prison
University of Melbourne research finds those released from Australian prisons who have mental illness & substance use problems are more likely to suffer injury.
Treating depression to economically empower mothers
A University of Melbourne evaluation has shown cognitive behavioural therapy for women with perinatal depression in Pakistan can be economically empowering.
Friends in need are friends indeed
Groups of friends, not a single best friend, boosts the resilience of kids in the face of bullying says Murdoch Children's and University of Melbourne research.
Does Australia have a gambling problem?
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast consider the extent of Australia's problem gambling problem, and policy options to address it.