Original article in ABC News (June, 2016) by Selina Green and Kate Hill. Has your mood plummeted with the temperature? Planning a beeline between the couch and fridge and not much else over winter? For residents of parts of southern Australia, which suffer from high rainfall and long, dark days during winter, a simple case […]
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Original article in the Guardian (November, 2017) by Luisa Dillner. More than a quarter of new fathers in a new study showed significant levels of depression – what are the causes, and what can they do about it? Men don’t go through pregnancy or childbirth. Their hormone levels don’t nosedive. They don’t get sore nipples. […]
Original article in SBS News (April, 2018) Scientists have found 78 genes which could help explain what triggers depression and assist with the development of better treatments. Scientists have pinpointed nearly 80 genes which they believe could help explain why some people are more susceptible to depression. A team of experts led by the University […]
Original article in the Conversation (August, 2017) by Gordon Parker The term and even diagnosis of “depression” can have different meanings and consequences. Depression can be a normal mood state, a clinical disorder, and even a disease. If your favourite soccer team loses, you might feel emotionally depressed for a few minutes. If you were […]
Original article in ABC News (May, 2018) by RN Drive and Mariella Attard. Physical activity can prevent depression, across all ages and around the world, a new study has found. You may have heard before that exercise can help with mental health. Now, a big international study has the numbers to show it can actually […]
Original article in ABC News (February, 2018) by Mira Adler-Gillies. Johann Hari was 18 when he swallowed his first antidepressant. “The tablet was white and small, and as I swallowed, it felt like a chemical kiss,” he said. It was only after the British author and journalist finished school, and left his home in the […]
Original article in Men’s Health (May, 2018) by Melissa Matthews. A new study says staying awake all night could be linked to mood disorders. People who were more active at night were at increased risk of depression, according to a new study Researchers believe that your internal clock is confused when you are more active […]
Original article in Nature (May, 2018) by Emily Sohn. Mental illness can be devastating — but there are ways to fight it, say four researchers who have known those bleak times. Mental illness is widespread in the sciences, and graduate students are particularly vulnerable. Building a strong support network and separating your sense of self […]
Original article from Men’s Health (May, 2018) by Jordyn Taylor. According to the latest estimates, more than 300 million people worldwide are living with depression. Medication and talk therapy are effective treatments for most patients — but not all. If first-line treatments don’t work, some people with depression turn to brain stimulation therapies. One such […]
Original article from Information Age (May, 2018) by David Braue Exercise trackers and smartphones could flag psychological distress amongst mental health patients even when they’re not actively engaging with psychologists. That’s according to Flinders University researchers who are recruiting more than 500 participants to follow on from a successful recent pilot study. That study saw […]
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