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Volatile combination of issues puts junior doctors at high risk of burnout

Pressure to perform, lack of support from senior colleagues and inadequate self-care are a volatile combination of factors increasing the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Online solution for OCD treatment

Almost 1 in 30 Australians experience obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at some stage in their life. OCD, previously recognised by the […]

Psychopaths struggle to recognise genuine emotion

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found people with high levels of psychopathic traits have difficulty telling […]

Pets offer therapeutic aid for people with borderline personality disorder

People living with borderline personality disorder may enjoy a better quality of life by owning a pet, new research led […]

‘Counting your drinks’ reduces alcohol consumption

The most effective way for Australians to reduce their alcohol consumption is counting their drinks, new research led by Curtin […]