mental health

Siblings of children with schizophrenia show resilience to the condition as they grow up
Siblings of children with schizophrenia show resilience to the condition as they grow up August 31, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Fundamental differences between how the brain forms during adolescence have been discovered in children with schizophrenia and their siblings, a new study shows. The study opens up new avenues for researchers to explore when developing treatment for the illness, which ... 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 »

Household happiness and relationships
Household happiness and relationships August 2, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Australians who live in towns of less than 1,000 residents or rural locations have significantly higher levels of life satisfaction than those living in major cities, according to Australia’s most comprehensive household survey. The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in ... Read More »

Health information causing new mums anxiety
Health information causing new mums anxiety July 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnancy and motherhood are both wonderful and worrisome times – could public health campaigns and social stereotypes be contributing to anxiety for mothers? Researchers from Monash University have identified links between perinatal anxiety and social and health messages that women ... Read More »

Can a tweet or a status update indicate suicide risk?
Can a tweet or a status update indicate suicide risk? April 28, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

UNSW researchers at the Black Dog Institute are using digital technologies to target groups most at risk of mental illiness, including young people and those living in regional, rural and remote areas. Nearly 60% of Australians with symptoms of mental ... Read More »

Project gathering positive results for family’s battling mental illness
Project gathering positive results for family’s battling mental illness April 15, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Faced with these disturbing statistics, a Monash University research project is trialling specific interventions to engage with families and children within specialist mental health and family services. This project is being undertaken as part of the development of a recovery ... Read More »

Impact of Parents’ Military Deployment on Children’s Safety and Mental Health
Impact of Parents’ Military Deployment on Children’s Safety and Mental Health April 12, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that following military parents’ return from combat deployment, their children show increased visits for mental healthcare, physical injury, and child maltreatment consults, compared ... 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 »

Rising rates of conflict hurting kids
Rising rates of conflict hurting kids March 13, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research shows more than one-in-three families are affected by regular inter-parental conflict and children are bearing the brunt. The findings taken from the Longitudinal Study of Children, focussed on children aged 0-11 across a six year period. Lead author, ... Read More »

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 »







 
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