Do we really need to introduce a well-being league table to tackle mental health issues in schools?
The effects of unaffordable housing cascade into other areas of life, in particular, affecting mental health.
Rapunzel syndrome is an extremely rare medical condition where hairs the person has eaten become tangled and trapped in their stomach.
Brain stimulating headsets are being enthusiastically taken up by gamers aiming to boost performance. But there are risks, particularly for children or those vulnerable to mental health problems.
Fury may help project an image, but out of the ring there are other things in play.
Our study published this week shows a new method to induce and measure visual hallucinations in anyone at any time.
Celebrating mental health is a great opportunity to make the right changes to keep workers happy – and productive.
Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy Mark Butler told Q&A that eating disorders "are the mental illness type which has the highest mortality rate". We check the research.
We need to know how many people have PTSD to figure out what policies can reduce the burden.
In developing countries mental health care generally takes a backseat when it comes to allocating resources.
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?
Believe it or not, cats are really useful. Even this one.
For years, social scientist have assumed that it's class that determines a person's health and well-being. Have they been barking up the wrong tree?
A growing body of research literature suggests time spent gardening is as good for the gardener as it is for the garden.
Regardless of whether the suicide rate went down, it is far too blunt an instrument to measure the potential distress same-sex marriage debates cause for those in the LGBTI community.
Police in schools are being asked to deal with a range of issues, such as being a mental health counselor for a traumatized child. It is unfair to the police and can be harmful for children.
But is the data misleading?
Until 2013, Australian state and territory laws allowed forcing people into psychiatric treatment if it was thought necessary to protect them from serious harm – even if they competently refused it.
Psychological distress among teenage girls has risen by 4% in the past decade.
An increasing number of companies have well-being policies, but some can do more harm than good.