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.
I conducted interviews with 26 young women in alcohol and drug treatment services in Victoria. More than half of them disclosed a history of sexual abuse and 20 spoke about cutting themselves.
Psychology ought to go further than just restoring equilibrium. It should help us to flourish.
One in four people experience a mental health problem in any give year.
A lack of sleep is a problem for children with ADHD and their parents. New research has an uplifting message for both.
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.
Beyond the environmental cost, what is the psychological toll on communities of mountaintop removal coal mining?
Behavioural activation aims to increase engagement in activities we value, which boosts our chances of deriving pleasure and a sense of achievement from life.
Poor mental health in transgender people is primarily the product of social stigma and violence. This counters the view that being transgender is itself pathological.
Efforts to avoid stigmatising people from Muslim backgrounds seem to be coming at the unexpected cost of adding stigma to those with mental health issues.
Fresh hope for sufferers of mental illness.
Development design needs to focus more on natural resources for the benefit of human health.
Lucid dreaming is showing some promise in treating nightmares. Could it help treat some mental illnesses, too?
Young people whose parents have cancer report levels of psychological distress that are three to six times higher than others their age.
Empathy seems to be the key to developing friendships. It's especially important for young men establishing supportive friendships with young women.
New research reveals some startling findings and discovers the problem is worst in the West.
A few high-profile cases of jail inmates who committed suicide reveal only a fraction of the problem. NYU expert digs into why jail suicides may be on the rise -- again.
While it's important to increase the diagnosis of depression and find a treatment plan that suits the individual, simply writing more scripts for antidepressants isn't the answer.
The increasing placebo response rate in depression is likely driven by an increasing expectation that treatment will work.