Perfectionists have a higher chance of developing bulimia nervosa. Rather than treating symptoms of binge eating and vomiting, therapists should address this underlying personality trait.
It can be tough at the top for football managers.
Art is no cure all. But it can open up new spaces for us to ask new questions.
The key challenge in mental health is finding the political will and the financial and community resources to do what has already been described in thousands of pages and hundreds of recommendations.
Researchers are beginning to look at the opportunities offered by social media to aid in suicide prevention.
Outed. Denied care. Openly harassed. These are just a few of the experiences reported by American transgender and non-binary individuals when seeking medical care or social services.
The process of grieving can happen in stages. But these stages are rarely experienced in the same way by one bereaved person and another.
Therapy works. But success has little to do with your therapist’s experience, gender, graduate degree, or even the school of therapy they practise.
The strength of the Productivity Commission inquiry is that it will use an economic rather than a purely health lens.
Current rules about who meets the eligibility criteria for autism support services are patchy and inconsistent, meaning those with the greatest need don't necessarily have the greatest access.
Young men in Kenya are more at risk of contemplating suicide if they have friends and family who attempted or have gone through with it.
Some viewers will object to the reality TV format of How 'Mad' Are You, but the show achieves its aim of breaking down stigma.
Many current interventions focus on raising awareness of suicide, or preventing suicide at the point just prior to death. Many of those not assessed as being at "high risk" are left without support.
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.
Pledging to destigmatise mental health in the workplace is admirable, but it comes with problems too.
Bipolar disorder, autism, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder – how useful are mental health labels?
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.
The true impact of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on soldiers' mental health revealed for the first time.
People with intellectual disability experience higher rates of mental ill health than the rest of the population, so NDIS can be doubly relevant.
A wealth of research suggests prisons have serious detrimental effects on prisoners and prison workers.