Mental Health

Better sleep feels like winning the lottery
Children's health 16 Mar 2017

Better sleep feels like winning the lottery

Improving your sleep quality is as beneficial to health and happiness as winning the lottery, according to research.
Is Acetaminophen Use When Pregnant Associated with Kids’ Behavioral Problems?
Children's health 10 Sep 2016

Is Acetaminophen Use When Pregnant Associated with Kids’ Behavioral Problems?

Using the common pain-relieving medication acetaminophen during pregnancy was associated with increased risk for multiple behavioural problems in children, according to an article published online…
Parkinson’s disease: Impact on family and work, and Geoff’s advice for others
Mental Health 29 Aug 2016

Parkinson’s disease: Impact on family and work, and Geoff’s advice for others

Geoff knows from personal experience what it’s like to live with Parkinson's disease. He shares tips and advice for others with it and their carers.
Better mental health care needed for congenital heart disease patients
Children's health 21 Aug 2016

Better mental health care needed for congenital heart disease patients

Experts are calling for national mental health care standards to help address the significant emotional toll faced by the 65,000 Australians living with congenital heart…
Kate and Johanna’s experience on raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Children's health 25 Mar 2016

Kate and Johanna’s experience on raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Mothers share their experiences raising sons with high functioning autism spectrum disorders, and discuss the signs of autism in their children.
Teens with fewer mental health issues turn to e-cigarettes
Children's health 06 Feb 2016

Teens with fewer mental health issues turn to e-cigarettes

Teenagers with moderate mental health problems who may not have considered smoking conventional cigarettes are turning to e-cigarettes, a new USC study has found.
Psychotherapy for anxiety: Dr Jan Resnick
Mental Health 12 Aug 2015

Psychotherapy for anxiety: Dr Jan Resnick

Psychotherapy differs from psychiatry. It aims to understand anxiety experiences, identify causes of anxiety, treat anxiety and prevent it returning.
Psychotherapy for depression: Dr Jan Resnick
Mental Health 12 Aug 2015

Psychotherapy for depression: Dr Jan Resnick

Psychotherapy treatment for depression involves understanding the reasons for depression and work through feelings to prevent depression returning.
Autistic girls suffering in silence
Children's health 19 Jul 2015

Autistic girls suffering in silence

Autism may be going undiagnosed in girls, who are highly likely to suffer additional conditions such as eating disorders and self harming, new research being…