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  1. 12 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Psychedelic medicine: A mental health game changer?

    Psychedelic compounds are showing promise as potential treatments for mental illness say experts from University of Melbourne and Western Sydney University

  2. 21 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How to (sleigh) ride your emotions this Christmas

    For people feeling down or stressed this COVID-normal holiday period, University of Melbourne experts have some evidence-based tips for managing your emotions.

  3. 9 December 2020 - Inside Business

    Parents with children at home reach breaking point

    High mental stress among working parents in wake of COVID-19 highlights need for policies that address work-family conflict, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 18 November 2020 - Inside Business

    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

  5. 13 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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'.

  6. 8 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  7. 2 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. 2 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  9. 30 September 2020 - Health & 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.

  10. 29 September 2020 - Health & Medicine

    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.