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Mental health during Covid
Novel Brain Stimulation Approach Treats Severe Depression
Kids need nature, urges prize-winning children’s book author
Studies on risks versus benefits of antidepressant use during pregnancy should be clearer, University of Toronto researchers say
Reduce air-rage this holiday season
Leading psychiatrist bags lifetime achievement Award
Cannabis use disorder during pregnancy on rise
Listening to favourite music improves brain function in Alzheimer’s patients: University of Toronto research
Monash University launches new Centre to transform treatments for Australians living with mental health disorders
Sitting more linked to increased feelings of depression, anxiety
Brain tissue boosted after six-week treatment for chronic suicidality
NSW new $130million to fast track state’s mental health recovery
World-first psilocybin clinical trial in treatment of Generalised Anxiety Disorder receives ethics approval
Using game technology to help adolescents on autism spectrum
Statement from RACS and specialty societies on cosmetic surgery
“What Happens Next?”: Psychedelic Renaissance
Genetic risk for clinical depression linked to physical symptoms
$130 million to fast track state’s mental health recovery
$130 million to fast track NSW Mental Health Recovery
Brain ‘noise’ may hold keys to psychiatric treatment efficacy
Significant psychological toll from COVID lockdown for people with histories of mental illness – study
Researcher discovers first brain marker for an anxiety disorder
Cancer costs U.S. more than $156 billion, with drugs leading expense
Early accumulation of tau in brain predicts memory decline in Alzheimer’s disease
Research Investigates Views of People Living with Dementia
Australian first Lifestyle Medicine degree heralds new era for education and care
Manic episodes in bipolar disorder linked to abnormal brain changes
Understanding mental health
‘An essential resource’: University of Toronto course focuses on Black mental health
Adjusting fatty acid intake may help with mood variability in bipolar disorders
8 tips to manage your mental health over holidays
Researchers call for people with mental illness to have top priority for COVID-19 vaccine
Schizophrenia may be similar to immune disorders, show scientists
Genetic differences important for Alzheimer’s diagnosis
Youth depression tied to higher risk of 66 diseases and premature death
Networks for memory and learning
Seeing depression in pupil
Study: Early, late stages of degenerative diseases are distinct
Queensland suicide rate unaffected during first phase of COVID-19 pandemic
Greatly increased risk of attempted suicide in girls after sexual abuse
Less screen time and more sleep critical for preventing depression
Building Our Recovery Workforce To Support Our State
Mid-levels of immune marker at birth may protect against autism
Reforming Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
2020 Australian Mental Health Prize: Dual winners named
Pushing away your poison: New form of brain-training helps prevent relapse after alcohol treatment
One-third of survey respondents experience worsening levels of stress
Possible genetic triggers of autism symptoms and motor issues identified for several rare diseases