The holidays can be a time of distress for people who have experienced family trauma.
Last year’s COVID-19 restrictions were a relief to some people who have experienced family trauma because it spared them difficult holiday visits with relatives. Now, it’s back to holidays as usual.
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Experts at the Doherty Institute have updated their modelling to heighten caution around reopening for business and play.
Maybe you’re not quite feeling ready to get back out there.
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Ready to party post-pandemic, but at the same time feeling shy? Here’s how social isolation affects the brain – and what research suggests about the effects of resocialization.
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As a society, we have to choose between liberty, equality and mortality. We can’t have all three.
Whether just comfortable at home or nervous about leaving, kids may need extra support to get back out there.
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After more than a year of isolation and empty schedules, some kids might be apprehensive or anxious about interacting with the outside world. Psychology experts provide tips to ease the transition.
Emerging from isolation has a profound effect on our cognitive functions.
The study found people bounce back from their mental sluggishness soon after emerging from isolation.
Women felt more worn out by restrictions – while men complained of boredom
As research shows, divorce doesn’t have to mean an unhappy childhood.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford, left, and Education Minister Stephen Lecce, right, on July 30, 2020, before announcing the government’s plan for reopening schools in the fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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With sufficient testing and co-ordination, reopening schools and businesses in areas without active outbreaks can be as effective as a wide lockdown in minimizing COVID-19 cases, according to a new model.
As we clear the path towards a COVID-normal, mental illness prevention must be prioritised. Including it as a focus of the National Preventive Health Strategy could be a start.
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We need to keep social distancing and avoiding indoor spaces, even if the official rules have changed. A microbiologist explains why.
Melbourne isn’t the only place suffering under a second lockdown. It’s happening across the world as the virus surges in countries that were initially successful in flattening the curve.
The number of people made homeless is forecast to increase massively by the end of the year.
Pandemic is once in a generation opportunity to help homeless people stay off the streets for good – we must not waste this.
Research shows children who go camping do better at school and are healthier and happier.