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  1. 30 August 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Knowing when to seek help for mental health

    When challenges arise we may feel confused, but there are five signs to help understand when to seek mental health support, say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 19 July 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Overcoming stigma by connecting with lived experience

    A new podcast from the University of Melbourne and SANE tells the stories of those who have experienced complex mental health conditions

  3. 12 July 2023 - Health & Medicine

    The very real pain of not knowing

    New University of Melbourne research suggests we might choose to endure physical pain over the ‘pain of not knowing’ when it comes to finding out information.

  4. 29 June 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Nervous nineties or nerves-of-steel nineties?

    During the Ashes, cricketers are often described as being in the ‘nervous nineties’ – a new University of Melbourne study uses data to sort fact from fiction.

  5. 5 April 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    More resilient than we thought during lockdown

    New University of Melbourne research finds that many people coped relatively well emotionally during Melbourne’s long COVID-19 lockdowns.

  6. 17 August 2022 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  7. 16 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Do you feel lucky?

    Two new University of Melbourne studies find that beliefs in luck, magic and precognition vary around the world – for unexpected reasons.

  8. 12 August 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  9. 20 July 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    How big data is unlocking insights into psychology

    The personal data we are now all generating is allowing researchers to take psychology out of the lab and into the field, says University of Melbourne expert

  10. 10 June 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    How fear-appeal advertising works

    Research shows that fear appeals in advertising can be effective in changing behaviour, but they need to be done well, says University of Melbourne expert