Exposure therapy, where people face their feared social situations, is one treatment that can be used to treat social anxiety. So how does it work?
Men who see themselves as playboys, and as having power over women, are more prone to poor mental health than those who conform less to traditionally masculine norms, according to a new study.
While some respectable organisations have lists of recommended apps, very few of these apps are supported by experimental evidence.
The number of children calling Childline with anxiety is rising – but kids do learn to cope.
There are ways to manage exam anxiety so that it doesn’t hugely impact your performance.
If you’re an Australian teenager or young adult diagnosed with cancer, there’s good news: overall survival rates are good and getting better. But what can you expect from life after cancer treatment?
Research has made some disturbing findings. Here's what we can do about it.
The key to finding the right partner is all in your head.
Celebrating mental health is a great opportunity to make the right changes to keep workers happy – and productive.
The clinical committee reviewing obstetrics services for the federal government's Medicare review said suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal death in Australia. Is that true?
People risk being physically harmed during violent protests. But there is also an emotional element at play.
Just like apes, humans fear the unknown, and that's why there's so much uncertainty this week as markets brace for an interest-rate decision by the Federal Reserve.
Even indirect exposure to the terrorist attacks of September 11 has left profound and deep impact on those too young to remember a world before that.
In highlighting the importance of retaining section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, shadow attorney general Mark Dreyfus said racial discrimination can make people sick.
Perceived stigma, failure to seek help and failures of policing organisations to support help-seeking have created a melting pot of despair for some officers.
If a child is shy and poorly treated by other children their age, this may be cause for concern.
With shootings and explosions and a coup in recent weeks, it's only natural that anxiety would besiege us. There are research-tested ways, however, that can help us deal with it.
A new baby is life-changing for all parents, but for those whose babies are born too early, the challenges can be immense.
Freezing might have psychological benefits. Many people who “freeze” report little or no memory of the trauma.
New research reveals some startling findings and discovers the problem is worst in the West.