According to the official line, radical Islamic thought is the source of terrorism in this country. But what about mental health?
According to a new report, one in four of us are lonely. It’s a growing Australian condition, one that is often hard to measure, but it should be included in the discussion of mental health.
The United Nations called for the refugees on Nauru to be evacuated to Australia. While the Australians spin their wheels on the issue, the need for mental care is pressing.
Due to the extreme content they have to filter on our behalf, the mental wellbeing of Facebook’s army of moderators is now finally being discussed.
With the Morrison Government set to investigate conditions in aged-care homes, I suggest they focus on the mental health of residents, as the figures are staggering.
Despite today being R U OK? Day, for me, it’s Thursday. I don’t feel ok, but that’s perfectly fine.
Depression and anxiety are part of the modern Australian experience. However, one social researcher has an ambitious plan to solve it.
They may seem hokey, bland and solely in the possession of your more boring relatives, but puzzles are rather crucial. They stop our brains turning to mush. So lay off.
Refusing to go to school is a legitimate psychological problem, one that leads to serious psychological problems later in life. So, why are we just hearing about it now?
Sarah Hanson-Young might have faced workplace harassment, but she’s merely the latest example. It should be treated as what it is: a public health issue.
She was a central figure in bringing the crimes of Malka Leifer into the light. However, the story of Dassi Erlich goes far beyond that.
On my recent travels to Sri Lanka, I discovered something. The key to a good life is embracing the bad.
Alzheimer’s disease is growing with our ageing population, but with no real preventative cure available, we’re all looking to science fiction.
It may be a legitimate form of torture, but can you actually perish from a lack of sleep? One subject endeavoured to find out.
According to a long-established system, the higher your disease sits on a list, the greater funded treatment you will receive.
Scientists have discovered not just the physical location of anxiety in the brain, but they’re engineering ways to treat it at the source.
Due to numerous studies, many Australians are not getting enough sleep. Here’s how to put that problem to bed.
Over in the UK, one study discovered that a robot aced a common counselling technique. In fact, participants found it much easier speaking to someone who they feel won’t judge them.
I’ve long managed my own condition, but now with my daughter facing her own, we’re discovering plains anew, in spite of our genes.
Sarah Wilson attempts to articulate the vague expanse of anxiety in her new book, but whether it succeeds, depends on your subjectivity.
New research has revealed that young couch surfers may actually be worse off than those sleeping rough.
Dementia is not just a leading cause of death in this country, it is also a condition that demands a rethink. One town on the south coast is doing just that.