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Mental health support for Australian families
Mental health support for Australian families May 2, 2016 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Help for children and adolescents Help for parents and carers Where children and adolescents can get help There are a range of telephone and web-based counselling services available for young people with mental health challenges in Australia. Translating and interpreting ... Read More »

Postnatal depression app
Postnatal depression app April 2, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research into postnatal depression is going high-tech, with scientists from The University of Queensland launching a free mobile phone app aimed at studying the genetics behind the condition. The iOS app, called PPD ACT, will survey women who have experienced ... Read More »

Devastating impacts of fetal alcohol syndrome
Devastating impacts of fetal alcohol syndrome March 3, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are affected by a range of problems, including anxiety, depression, aggression, delinquency and diminished learning capacity a new review of evidence reveals. Published in the journal Pediatrics, the research is the first to comprehensively ... Read More »

What’s a teacher’s tipping point? Study researches teachers’ reasons to refer anxious children
What’s a teacher’s tipping point? Study researches teachers’ reasons to refer anxious children February 7, 2016 (3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)

Teachers of primary-aged children who demonstrate excessive anxiety often won’t refer a child for help unless there is enough support provided within a school, a new QUT study has revealed. As more than 530,000 Queensland primary school students headed back ... Read More »

Having time for yourself will benefit new mums
Having time for yourself will benefit new mums January 11, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

New research suggests that women who have time for themselves once a week or more in the first six months after childbirth have improved mental health. The findings from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute study of 1500 women found that ... Read More »

Tips for parents on ATAR results and managing stress
Tips for parents on ATAR results and managing stress December 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Ewa Geba, clinical psychologist and a parent survivor of three HSCs, provides advice for parents on what next once their child receives an ATAR. So your son or daughter is getting their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) in the next week ... Read More »

Australian-first parenting intervention for personality disorders
Australian-first parenting intervention for personality disorders November 29, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new program that helps people with personality disorders cope with the challenges of parenting was launched at UOW recently. The Project Air Strategy Parenting Program, launched on Friday 6 November by NSW Mental Health Commissioner John Feneley at the ... Read More »

Call for calm during high-schoolers’ high-stakes testing debate
Call for calm during high-schoolers’ high-stakes testing debate November 3, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

High-stakes testing doesn’t have to push students to gamble away their future careers, with a QUT education expert suggesting schools could do more to instil values that help children deal with exam stress. Dr Judy Smeed from QUT’s Education Faculty, ... Read More »

Helping Teens with Anxiety
Helping Teens with Anxiety September 13, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Stress, worry and mild anxiety are natural healthy emotions for everybody, teenagers included. They help us to identify danger and the need to be cautious, they encourage a sense of importance over particular situations, relationships and events. Our ability to ... Read More »

Depression in teenagers
Depression in teenagers August 15, 2015 (5 votes, average: 4.20 out of 5)

The teen years are tough, emotions are raw and behaviours are unpredictable. Through the turbulence of it all, it can be difficult to tell the difference between normal teen behaviour and something more troublesome. How do we know when typical ... Read More »







 
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