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Uncanny parallel between suicides and overdoses

A study led by UNSW has uncovered a remarkable correlation between mortality rates from drug overdoses and suicides in young […]

We need to talk about sexuality after stroke

Stroke survivors and their partners are not adequately supported to deal with changes to their relationships, self-identity, gender roles and […]

Immune cell breakthrough in schizophrenia

In one of the biggest breakthroughs in schizophrenia research in recent times, Professor Cynthia Shannon Weickert from Neuroscience Research Australia […]

Are we treating body dysmorphic disorder the wrong way?

While it’s long been thought that body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is related to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), new findings show this […]

Rethinking the health and weight debate

Swinburne researchers are part of a new wave of health professionals challenging our perception of weight and health. While it’s […]

Put to the text: SMS reminders for addiction treatment sessions

SMS reminders sent to patients booked in to addiction treatment sessions significantly increase attendance rates, University of Queensland research has found. […]

Majority of opioid overdose deaths relate to pharmaceutical opioids

The number of people dying as a result of opioid use has risen markedly, says a report by the National […]

USA: Mothers’ pesticide levels linked with autism in children

A new study appearing online from The American Journal of Psychiatry finds that elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with […]

Drought and uncertainty rocking farmers’ mental health

“If you want to rock someone’s mental health, give them a large dose of uncertainty.” That statement from UniSA’s Chair […]

Illicit cannabis used for pain, mental health, sleep conditions

Australians who used illicit cannabis for medical reasons did so mainly to treat chronic pain, mental health, sleep and neurological […]