Incidents of racism have risen sharply but football institutions are failing to address the issue properly
Edgar Allan Poe died in Baltimore, Mayland, in 1849.
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The famous American gothic author's death has long remained a mystery – but new research sheds some light on the 'suicide hypothesis'.
Memes about depression might help those with mental illness cope and find a sense a community.
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Memes that feature dark or depressing jokes might seem alarming – but our research shows that they might provide a sense of community for those struggling.
How a technique to instil healthy habits can prevent those recovering from depression from relapsing.
More than 50% of nursing home residents experience symptoms of depression.
Expanding suicide prevention frameworks to include aged care residents, aligning nursing home life with community living, and improving residents' access to mental heath services will be key.
One-fifth of U.S. teen girls reported experiencing major depression in 2017.
New research finds that the different ways boys and girls use digital technology might explain the discrepancy.
Rolling images and stories of bushfire devastation can take a toll.
The risk of mental health problems associated with this bushfire season extends well beyond those living in directly affected regions.
Kanye West at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, California, in April 2019.
Are high profile celebrities trivialising bipolar disorder by linking it to creativity?
Cross-country skiers are 50% less likely to develop depression than the general population.
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A focus on more realistic performance outcomes can help students cope when things do not go to plan.
Refugees without permanent visas can experience a prolonged sense of insecurity and displacement.
We found refugees with insecure visas had poorer mental health than refugees with secure visas. But social interaction with the wider community seems to help.
Disappointment: Labour Party members and supporters will need to face up to the new reality and learn to move on.
Losers suffer a far greater sense of loss than the corresponding euphoria experienced by those on the winning side.
Historically, the body and movement have been widely disregarded within psychotherapy. But times are changing, as a growing movement of somatic and dance therapies are gaining scientific credibility.
Dance therapy is effective in treating depression, improving memory and neuroplasticity in older adults and improving executive function in those with Parkinson's disease.
Neurostimulation is rife with potential and pitfalls.
From dementia to depression to drug addiction, artificial brain stimulation has been hailed as a landmark medical technology for the future. But safeguards are needed if we want the benefits without the risks.
New research shows that men living in the most deprived areas were 51% more likely to experience depression than those living in areas that were not deprived.
Those smiles probably aren’t thanks to tryptophan.
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Tryptophan, found in food, is an important ingredient in the neurotransmitter serotonin. But is that enough to support it as a possible mood booster? The research is decidedly mixed.
Young adults and people living in the inner city are among those most likely to be lonely, according to the ABC’s Australia Talks project.
Loneliness is a bigger cause of death than a poor diet, obesity, alcohol consumption, and lack of exercise, and it's on a par with heavy smoking. So let's get talking about it.
They need to have it to fit in, but social media is probably doing teens more harm than good.
We asked five experts if social media was damaging to children and teens, and four out of five said yes.
Up to 45% of children can experience depression after a natural disaster.
Most kids bounce back quickly after a disaster and there are several strategies you can use to help.
Research shows that cannabis use by people living with post-traumatic stress disorder may reduce their likelihood of depression and suicide.
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Cannabis use is common among trauma survivors, and may improve some of the symptoms of those with PTSD.