Life amid the chaos.
How do you deal with child mental health in an area where the cause is ongoing?
Scott Morrison’s comments may have sparked ire in some corners, but there’s good research supporting his statement.
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Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has said that a job is a "prescription" for a young person with mental health issues. What does the research on employment and mental health show?
Depression isn’t a single condition with a single cause.
While there may be a connection between inflammation and depression, one doesn't necessarily lead to the other.
Feeling content means having a deep-seated, abiding acceptance of oneself and one’s worth, together with a sense of self-fulfilment, meaning and purpose.
Happiness might seem like a worthy goal but it will invariably be disrupted by unwelcome negative feelings. Far better to seek contentment, which can serve as a foundation for both joy and pleasure.
Conflating suicide and mental health statistics with FIFO deaths is counterproductive.
Important recommendations made by the WA parliamentary inquiry to protect fly-in fly-out workers have been sadly over-shadowed by shallow reporting.
Go ahead sir I’m all pockets, sorry, ears.
The Care Quality Commission, the independent regulator of all health and social care services in England, recently produced a sobering report about the crisis in mental health services, with A&E staff…
Mental illness affects one in four young people.
86% of university students severely affected by mental illness drop out, adding to their sense of worthlessness and failure.
Two-thirds of mothers who had mental health problems in their teens and 20s also had postnatal depression.
Postnatal depression affects around one in six women. In this sense, it's the most common complication of pregnancy.
Being a pilot may be an exciting career choice but working conditions aren't always what they're cracked up to be.
It's not all isolation and cyber-bullying: technology offers access to communication and therapies that could help sufferers of mental illness.
Healing the mind.
Minds as well as bodies will need to heal after the prolonged horror, fear and stress of Ebola.
Teens need help not only with school work, but with their emotions as well.
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There is lot on the minds of teens other than school, grades and friends. Research shows being asked "prying" questions could make a real difference to their mental health.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are supporting their daughter Shiloh’s decision to be called John.
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If you want to know a child's gender, just ask them and then listen to the answer.
Hampshire constabulary has paid £20,000 in damages, but the underlying problems will take much more to solve.
Mindfulness: finding a moment to focus.
Demand for mental healthcare continues to rise, and so should our demands to make provision for it.
Unlike other chronic diseases, targeted spending on mental health care keeps people in the prime of their lives in the workforce.
There's a growing disconnect between grassroots awareness of mental illness and decisive action towards providing the full spectrum of care for those in need.
Childhood bullying is linked to social anxiety disorder, depression and body dysmorphic disorder.
New research suggests bullied children are more likely to report mental health problems compared to those who are maltreated.
The economic cost of workplace injury and death equals about 4% of the world’s gross domestic product.
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Work has a very important role in health and well-being but it can also be a major risk factor for poor health, disability, and even death.
That good? Amen to that.
Ever felt depressed just from scrolling through Facebook? This might be why.
Entry to prison presents an opportunity to identify mental illnesses and provide treatment that will continue after release.
Our research suggests one in three people taken into police custody are likely to be receiving psychiatric treatment at the time.