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Smart phones used to monitor and predict mental health episodes

University of Melbourne researchers are using smartphones to track the lives of patients with bipolar disorder to understand, monitor and […]
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Research finds possible mechanism between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease

Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found individuals with particular genetic variations in Aquaporin-4 (AQP4) proteins reported poorer sleep and […]

Flying Doctor launches new GP mental health partnership

The Royal Flying Doctor Service South Eastern Section (RFDS SE) is launching a new mental health service partnership in Dubbo […]

Sleep and time with pets helps people living with bipolar disorder

New research from Western Sydney University has revealed that simple self-care strategies, such as spending time with animals and getting […]

Schizophrenia a side effect of human development

Schizophrenia may have evolved as an “unwanted side effect” of the development of the complex human brain, a new study […]

Eating disorder treatments cost-effective but under-funded

First-of-its-kind research from Deakin University has found psychotherapies for life-threatening and debilitating eating disorders are cost-effective, but public funding is […]

Call for urgent boost to men’s health programs

Australia is well placed to make further advances in the field of men’s health but must make some urgent adjustments, […]

WA tops states for alcohol-related emergency admissions

Western Australia has the highest alcohol-related presentations to the emergency department of any state, according to new research by The […]

Pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception

A new study led by researchers at Macquarie University has identified a psychological pathway that can lead to body size […]

Diet and depression link is not all in the mind

New evidence of a biological link between diet and depression has come from the first study to analyse associations between […]