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News | 29 Oct 2019

Stolen generations ‘wrongly’ treated for PTSD

Researchers say mental health practitioners are wrongly diagnosing Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

News | 27 Sep 2019

Parenting program for suicide prevention

A national online program is being developed to help support parents who have children that are suicidal or suffering high levels of psychological distress.

Academic profile | 23 Sep 2019

Aah, the memories: looking back on an inspiring career in psychology

Where once we might have understood memory to be like a recording device, Professor Loftus has demonstrated that memory is more like a Wikipedia page.

News | 20 Sep 2019

Migraine sufferers needlessly enduring agonising pain

Hundreds of thousands of Australians are needlessly enduring days of agony because they don’t know how to prevent migraines, researchers have found.

Research story | 15 Aug 2019

Behind the scenes of science

The unsung heroes of science: meet the people who make our research possible.

Dr Tegan Cruwys, ANU Research School of Psychology

Academic profile | 8 Aug 2019

Social connections help young people with depression

Dr Cruwys is currently leading a trial program called Groups 4 Health which is being run in partnership with Australian Rotary Health and Headspace.

Academic profile | 8 Aug 2019

Strengthening relationships between children and their kinship and foster parents

Dr Dave Pasalich wants to help the nearly 48,000 Australian children living in out-of-home care.

Academic profile | 1 Aug 2019

Vanquishing prejudice takes practice

Jessica Halem’s job at Harvard Medical School is to alleviate suffering. But she’s not a doctor.

Program participants doing yoga in the Alexander Maconochie Centre

Analysis and opinion | 22 Jul 2019

First-ever Australian study shows how yoga can improve the lives of prisoners

A small group of male prisoners has participated in an eight-week yoga program at the Alexander Maconochie Centre, which houses all adult prisoners in Canberra.

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