mental health

Anxiety in Children
Anxiety in Children February 13, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript In this modern fast-paced world, it’s not uncommon for anyone of any age, and that includes children, to at times be anxious. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Probably generations ago, people were also anxious about things and it could be ... Read More »

Could Playing Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” and Other Music Improve Kids’ Brains?
Could Playing Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” and Other Music Improve Kids’ Brains? January 12, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children who play the violin or study piano could be learning more than just Mozart. A University of Vermont College of Medicine child psychiatry team has found that musical training might also help kids focus their attention, control their emotions ... 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 »

Community-based program for troubled teens halves crime rates
Community-based program for troubled teens halves crime rates January 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An innovative community based program aimed at engaging and upskilling troubled teenagers has halved juvenile crime rates in Armidale NSW over a seven year period, new research from UNSW, University of New England and the Hunter Medical Research Institute has ... Read More »

Addressing the mental health needs of children with intellectual disability
Addressing the mental health needs of children with intellectual disability December 30, 2014 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Research to improve the wellbeing of children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities or autism, and their families, has been presented at the MIND-IT Research Group conference in Melbourne. The research team, supported by the Monash Warwick Alliance, aims to identify the ... Read More »

Anxiety hits women most about job loss in the family
Anxiety hits women most about job loss in the family December 11, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Females are more anxious than men when someone in their family loses a job, found a University of Melbourne report that used interviews from 13,000 Australians. Using data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey, the report found ... Read More »

Physical and mental health the key to exam success
Physical and mental health the key to exam success November 11, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As thousands of high school students prepare for the commencement of WACE examinations on 3 November 2014, The University of Notre Dame Australia encourages young people to achieve their potential but work within their physical capabilities. According to Andrew Duirs, ... 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 »

Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health
Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health October 21, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Alcohol binge drinking is bad at any age. But binge drinking if you’re young and have a mental health issue is a recipe for disaster. The good news is that intervening early with appropriate treatments can reverse the harmful effects ... Read More »

Father and son program to reduce aggressive behaviour
Father and son program to reduce aggressive behaviour October 19, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fathers will be critical to the successful treatment of their sons’ aggressive and antisocial conduct in a UNSW-led project, which has today been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the Movember Foundation. “Disorders of violence, aggression and antisocial behaviour occur ... Read More »







 
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