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  1. 19 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Disability, thoughts of suicide and Australian men

    Men in Australia are much more at risk of suicide; new research from the University of Melbourne looks what this means for Australian men with a disability.

  2. 13 December 2018 - Education

    How can we help students connect?

    University of Melbourne research shows it's hard for both local and international students to make friends on campus without intervention from teaching staff.

  3. 10 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Helping people with severe mental illness live longer and healthier

    A major new study from the University of Melbourne is looking at how to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease for people with severe mental illness.

  4. 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.

  5. 18 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Schizophrenia: Mapping how the brain changes

    University of Melbourne researchers use a new MRI technique to reveal how changes in grey and white matter in the brains of people with schizophrenia are linked

  6. 7 October 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Coercion in mental health care: Finding a new way

    University of Melbourne researchers have identified practices from around the world that aim to reduce coercion in mental health care settings, for a UN report.

  7. 6 September 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. 5 September 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  9. 17 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  10. 16 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.