mental health

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 »

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 »







 
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