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  1. 5 September 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Understanding posttraumatic nightmares

    University of Melbourne research on rescripting dreams suggests posttraumatic nightmares are in fact a range of different phenomena needing targeted treatments

  2. 6 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Black Saturday: Understanding disaster recovery and resilience

    Black Saturday taught us that disasters are a unique form of trauma; University of Melbourne experts say learning how to respond is key to helping recovery.

  3. 24 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Bushfire trauma puts schooling at risk

    University of Melbourne study of nearly 25,000 kids finds those especially exposed to the Black Saturday bushfires are more likely to be behind at school

  4. 20 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Q&A: Talking to kids about the bad things that happen

    As Victoria remembers Sisto Malaspina – killed in the Melbourne terror attack– a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to talk to kids about terrorism.

  5. 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.

  6. 27 January 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Dousing the flames: The new normal

    People who experience post-traumatic growth following a natural disaster don’t always return to 'normal'. Recovery can include both positive & negative outcomes

  7. 5 November 2015 - Learning & Teaching

    Helping children recover from trauma

    Childhood trauma results from a range of experiences including neglect & bullying. The Calmer Classrooms approach helps teachers support traumatised children.