Pets and Australians: Who has what?
HILDA Survey reveals close to two-thirds of Australians have at least one pet, with dogs most popular followed by cats say University of Melbourne experts
The science of supporting others
University of Melbourne experts provide six evidence-based tips for providing support in times of extreme change –finding our ‘COVID normal'.
Do new doctors get enough child health experience?
Many new doctors entering General Practice seem to lack confidence dealing with child mental health and behaviour problems says University of Melbourne research
The legacy of maltreatment on the brain
New University of Melbourne research into childhood maltreatment looks at why brain development may be derailed during the ‘sensitive’ adolescent period.
How is the contraceptive pill affecting your mood?
A new University of Melbourne citizen science project is helping us understand how the menstrual cycle and hormonal birth control affects mood and wellbeing.
Borderline Personality disorder: It’s time to change the narrative
By challenging societal and health care stigma, people with Borderline Personality Disorder can lead a fulfilling life say University of Melbourne experts.
Mapping the terra incognita of our brains
New research from University of Melbourne experts has mapped the subcortex, creating a detailed subcortical atlas of the most ancient part of our brain.
Scaling up efforts to tackle male self-harm
Males account for the vast majority of deaths by suicide and University of Melbourne researchers are leading a new effort to show which interventions work best.
A University of Melbourne expert asks if we are undervaluing the role that beauty salon workers can play in reaching some of society’s most vulnerable members.
People in aged care sector need psychological as well as physical protection
Our aged care staff, as well as residents, need 'psychological PPE' to protect their mental wellbeing during COVID-19 say University of Melbourne experts.