Norms that exist in the real world don't necessarily transfer easily to the digital realm. Is it time we developed a new social contract for online communications to prevent reply-status nightmares?
Not much is known about the long-term consequences of cerebral palsy, especially on mental health.
School children with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have limited access to care in South Africa's education and health sectors.
Mindfulness exercises can help PhD students manage the stress of completing their thesis.
Research shows therapeutic psilocybin to be a safe and effective antidote to end-of-life anxiety and depression. Does prohibition therefore violate our right to "life, liberty and security?"
Changes proposed in a new counter-terrorism bill would make the line between pre-criminal and criminal actions ever more uncertain.
To some extent, shell-shock still shapes our understanding of PTSD today.
Could you treat depression, anxiety and other disorders by training people to be better at dealing with uncertainty? Scientists are trying to find out.
Quetiapine is an antipsychotic drug to treat severe mental illness, but it makes people feel sleepy, so has also been used as a sleeping pill – by prescription and illicitly.
The exam period can be a stressful time for students. Here are a few strategies to help students cope.
Almost a third of American adolescents have anxiety disorders. Researchers in developmental neuroscience are figuring out that how the brain matures over time may be part of the reason why.
With an estimated prevalence of four per cent, fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) is more common than autism. And yet is it surrounded by myth and stigma.
Beyond medication and psychological treatments, there are steps all of us can take to alleviate stress, improve our mood and take care of our mental health. Here are five to get you started.
Stress and anxiety levels among academics are on the rise, and some of the blame lies with ideologies that expect scholars to be leaders.
Anti-psychotic drugs work well for only about 30 per cent of schizophrenia patients. Meditation can offer them a route to self-acceptance and reduced anxiety.
Once associated with mind-control experiments and counter-cultural defiance, psychedelics now show great promise for mental health treatments and may prompt a re-evaluation of the scientific method.
Bullying isn't just linked to depression and anxiety, it can also lead to more subtle effects such as problems with trust and self-esteem.
The four million Australians who suffer from mental illness have a shorter life expectancy.
The precarious nature of housing and work for millennials is making motherhood more challenging.
Colleges and universities must do more to combat a "culture of silence" that dissuades many graduate students from seeking help with mental health issues, researchers argue.