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Social isolation health message fails to cut through

Social isolation has been shown to pose a greater health threat than smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise – […]

ADHD increases the risk of sexually transmitted infection

Increasing evidence supports an association between ADHD and various health-risk behaviours. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases the risk of subsequent sexually […]

Social phobia linked to autism and schizophrenia

New Swinburne research shows that people who find social situations difficult tend to have similar brain responses to those with […]

Healthy diet can treat depression

A pioneering new study shows that a tasty, Mediterranean-style diet rich in vegetables, legumes, fruit, nuts, fish oil and extra […]

Child sexual abuse affects victim’s brain

A fresh look at neurobiological research shoots down any remaining myths that adult-child sex could be less harmful than claimed. […]

Health Tracker outlines growing health divide

Ten million Australians in low socio-economic brackets are at high risk of dying early from chronic disease, an alarming snapshot […]

Gene breakthrough on lithium treatment for bipolar disorder

Genes linked to schizophrenia in psychiatric patients suffering from bipolar disorder are the reason why such patients don’t respond to […]

New digital health program released for the LGBQ community

A new digital health program for lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer people, who are experiencing difficulties with anxiety and depression, […]

Combat-related PTSD calmed by yoga therapy

For thousands of years, yoga has been used to calm both mind and body. Now, clinical yoga therapy has been […]
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Bipolar disorder: Kelly’s rollercoaster ride

Chances are you know somebody who has a mental illness. Read about Kelly's experience with being diagnosed with bipolar disorder.