The climate change threat to our mental health
It’s time to address the mental health impacts of climate change – as more people face more extreme weather events, say University of Melbourne experts.
Reducing the risk of mental illness and dementia as we age
Physical activity benefits the body, but it can also help cognition and reduce the risk of dementia in older Australians says a University of Melbourne expert.
The mental health of young African Australians
Young African Australians facing mental health issues need culturally appropriate support to fulfil their potential says University of Melbourne expert.
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.
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.
Personalising mental health care
A unique ‘fingerprint’ for mental health shows promise for accelerating diagnosis and personalising treatment, say University of Melbourne experts.
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.
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.
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
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