The health system needs to address the burden of over-use of GP services. Psychologists may have the answer: treat loneliness
Tim Carey FAPS thinks so. He took part in a novel documentary series that put his diagnosis skills to the test.
Shifting your perceptions and practicing social skills can help people overcome their feelings of social isolation
Unmet social needs are no small matter - as a growing body of mental health research is showing
The quality of relationships is more important than the quantity when it comes to loneliness, and health researchers are paying increasingly close attention to the mental health implications
Awareness of FASD is on the rise, but many parents and health professionals are yet to recognise the symptoms of the disorder, or the scale of the problem. Children from all backgrounds are affected, making this a hidden epidemic behind many behavioural and learning issues. Read the transcript
Can differences in brain chemistry explain the sensation seeking behaviour seen in theme parks?
Drinking alcohol in pregnancy may have a drastic impact on babies' brain development. But too often Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is overlooked as a cause of children's behavioural and learning issues
What happens when people face extraordinary danger and uncertainty? How can they survive mentally? A psychologist explains
It's not just what you consume, but how you consume that determines the joy you experience and whether it lasts