Mental Health

What to Do When Your Child Wants to Quit Sport
Children's health 11 Feb 2019

What to Do When Your Child Wants to Quit Sport

“I quit.’’ A phrase that a child or young adult is likely to utter in front of a parent when it comes to continuing with the sport they are in. While never delightful for a parent to hear these words, there are multiple reasons…
Nutrients being trialled to manage OCD
Mental Health 15 Dec 2018

Nutrients being trialled to manage OCD

University of Queensland researchers are conducting the Queensland trial of a new treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder using an amino acid supplement.
Anxiety & Depression: How Your GP Can Help
Men's Health 13 Dec 2018

Anxiety & Depression: How Your GP Can Help

From time to time, most adults feel stressed, worried or sad. However, when these feelings last for long periods of time, such as days, weeks…
FIFO Mental Health Issues: Spotting the Signs & Getting Support
Men's Health 13 Dec 2018

FIFO Mental Health Issues: Spotting the Signs & Getting Support

Maintaining regular contact with a trusted GP can be an important life-line for tens of thousands of Australian FIFO workers who live with the ongoing…
Psychiatry: What Does a Psychiatrist Do?
Family's Health 13 Dec 2018

Psychiatry: What Does a Psychiatrist Do?

>What is a psychiatrist? A psychiatrist is a doctor who specialises in management of patients with mood, thought and behavioural disorders.
Mediterranean diet key to delaying Alzheimer’s
Mental Health 06 Dec 2018

Mediterranean diet key to delaying Alzheimer’s

Eating a Mediterranean diet could delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by years, new research has found.
Diet and depression link
Mental Health 24 Nov 2018

Diet and depression link

James Cook University researchers have found that among Torres Strait Islander people the amount of fish and processed food eaten is related to depression.
USA: Mothers’ pesticide levels linked with autism in children
Children's health 23 Sep 2018

USA: Mothers’ pesticide levels linked with autism in children

A new study finds that elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with an increased risk of autism among their children.
Pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception
Fitness 23 Feb 2018

Pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception

A new study led by researchers at Macquarie University has identified a psychological pathway that can lead to body size and shape misperception in individuals.