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Improving Mental Health of New Mothers
Improving Mental Health of New Mothers August 21, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Call for participants in mothers’ mental health study The School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health at The University of Western Australia, is currently seeking healthy 1st time mothers, who are between 30-38 weeks pregnant, to complete a series of online ... Read More »

Depression in teenagers
Depression in teenagers August 15, 2015 (4 votes, average: 4.00 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 »

App to help HSC students stress less
App to help HSC students stress less May 5, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new app that helps HSC students manage stress by teaching them mindfulness meditation techniques has been launched on iTunes and Google Play stores. The free app, ‘HSC Stress-Less’, was developed by psychology researchers at UOW with the assistance of ... Read More »

Toddlers in Trouble
Toddlers in Trouble March 30, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A father’s depression during the first years of parenting – as well as a mother’s – can put their toddler at risk of developing troubling behaviours such as hitting, lying, anxiety and sadness during a critical time of development, according ... Read More »

Study Shows Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) for Depressed Preadolescents is More Effective than Child-Centered Therapy
Study Shows Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) for Depressed Preadolescents is More Effective than Child-Centered Therapy March 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A recent study published in the March 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry finds that Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) is more effective in treating preadolescent children with depression compared to child-centered ... Read More »

Parenting & depression study: Fathers are at risk, too
Parenting & depression study: Fathers are at risk, too February 20, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In stressful family circumstances, parenthood sometimes take a bigger toll on fathers’ mental health. Scholars at Brigham Young University and Princeton conducted research that gives a better look at how various types of parents experience stress. One finding of the ... Read More »

Smartphones Change Teenagers’ Digital Media Use Patterns
Smartphones Change Teenagers’ Digital Media Use Patterns February 19, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

While introduced only around 2007, most teenagers nowadays own smartphones. Due to wireless internet connections and cheap flat rates, teenagers with smartphones spend more time online and communicate with their peers for less money – for example via WhatsApp – ... Read More »

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 (1 votes, average: 5.00 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 »







 
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