Men are feeling more and more pressure to get rid of their love handles and beer bellies – and heavy promotion of unrealistic appearance standards are to blame.
Zero-hours contracts exploit workers and need to be banned.
Research has found that students suffer lower levels of well-being when they don't regularly use their greatest strengths of character.
UK research indicates outcomes for children with mental health problems may have become worse in more recent generations.
In Australia, the highest rates of mental illness can be found in the poorest sections of society. But poor people with mental disorders often struggle to access the care they need.
Because professional athletes are thought to be paragons of physical and mental toughness, their psychological health has long been a taboo topic. That's starting to change.
A culturally specific screening tool for depression has been successfully tested among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. This is why it's so important we start rolling it out.
Only through discussion and recognition of service and veteran mental health issues can these tragedies be prevented in the future.
Heart disease and stroke is the leading cause of death for Australian women. There are many risk factors for heart disease, but one we don't pay enough attention to is poor mental health.
Youth who are sexting are four times more likely to be having sex. They are five times more likely to have had multiple sexual partners and twice as likely not to be using contraception.
A new study shows that moderate to intense physical activity — such as playing soccer or running — for up to 50 minutes per day is associated with better mental health.
The aim was to understand intense social problems that accompany people's medical problems.
Those least likely to get professional help for their mental health conditions were girls, younger children, and children from non-English-speaking backgrounds.
There are reasons to be skeptical, of both the quality of the evidence presented so far and the questionable assumptions that underlie claims of improved cognitive function after brain training.
Over half of Australian teachers suffer from anxiety and nearly one-fifth are depressed.
If you thought this was about boring box-ticking chats before you leave school for the last time, think again.
When care is equity-oriented, patients report fewer depression and trauma symptoms, less chronic pain and improved quality of life.
The World Health Organisation has classified gaming disorder as an addiction. But it involves more than just playing videogames for hours on end. Here's how to spot it and what you can do about it.
The New Zealand government has put a record NZ$1.9 billion mental health package at the centre of its well-being budget. It's a welcome step in the right direction.
Just 5% of US adults say using social media is good for their mental health. A psychologist offers some tips to help the other 95%.