depression

Parental History of Suicide Attempt Associated with Increased Risk in Kids
Parental History of Suicide Attempt Associated with Increased Risk in Kids January 7, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A suicide attempt by a parent increased the odds nearly 5-fold that a child would attempt suicide, according to a report published online by JAMA Psychiatry. Other studies have established that suicidal behaviour can run in families but few studies have ... Read More »

Miscarriage brings grief, but doesn’t increase chance of depression
Miscarriage brings grief, but doesn’t increase chance of depression December 17, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women who miscarry may feel grief, guilt and anger years after their loss, a University of Queensland researcher has found. UQ’s School of Population Health’s Dr Ingrid Rowlands said that emotional distress could continue for some time, but women who had miscarried were ... Read More »

Sport to reduce depression and suicide rates in young men
Sport to reduce depression and suicide rates in young men October 26, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

UOW has teamed up with Movember on a multi-million dollar first-of-its-kind project, involving six of Australia’s major sporting organisations, which aims to address mental health issues among adolescent male athletes. The Movember Foundation awarded UOW almost $2 million over the next ... Read More »

Gender identity and mental health
Gender identity and mental health October 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An Australian-first La Trobe University study of gender diverse and transgender young people has revealed high rates of depression, suicidal thoughts and anxiety. The beyondblue-funded report – From Blues to Rainbows – found that half were diagnosed with depression and two ... Read More »

Many depressed preschoolers still suffer in later school years
Many depressed preschoolers still suffer in later school years August 11, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children diagnosed with depression as preschoolers are likely to suffer from depression as school-age children and young adolescents, new research shows. Depressed preschoolers were 2.5 times more likely to suffer from the condition in elementary and middle school than kids ... Read More »

Teen insomnia is linked with depression and anxiety
Teen insomnia is linked with depression and anxiety August 3, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A major study of high school students by University of Adelaide psychology researchers has shed new light on the links between insomnia-related mental health conditions among teens. School of Psychology PhD student Pasquale Alvaro surveyed more than 300 South Australian high ... Read More »

Free help for expecting and new mums at risk of depression
Free help for expecting and new mums at risk of depression August 2, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

With postnatal depression affecting almost one in seven women giving birth in Australia, QUT and the White Cloud Foundation have launched an innovative model of care to provide early access to treatment for expecting and new mothers at risk of depression. QUT’s Faculty ... Read More »

Strategic program helps families counter depression and anxiety
Strategic program helps families counter depression and anxiety July 20, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new program aimed at reducing the impact of parents’ anxiety or depression on the family is being trialled in Australia. The Let’s Talk about Children program is being offered to parents by researchers at the Krongold Centre at Monash University. The program, developed ... Read More »

Australian children and adolescents increasingly use psychotropic drugs
Australian children and adolescents increasingly use psychotropic drugs June 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More Australians, particularly children and adolescents, are using psychotropic drugs, a University of Sydney study examining prescribing patterns shows. The study examined trends across a four-year period from the start of 2009. Its results show Australia has one of the ... Read More »

Free online program proven to help children with anxiety
Free online program proven to help children with anxiety May 26, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A free, evidence-based program that has been proven to help prevent and treat anxiety in young people aged between 8 and 17 is now available online. The BRAVE program, which has been trialled and evaluated over the last 13 years, is ... Read More »







 
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