The practical skills you needs to prevent and overcome depression
How to prevent depressionvideo
Depression can be defeated. Dr Michael Yapko draws on 40 years of experience and the latest research to reveal the factors that fuel the mood disorder and the simple psychological skills that help people recover
Reducing depression in nursing homes requires more than just antidepressants
Complex needs and a lack of training contribute to the failure to detect and treat mental health issues among the aged in care
Why skills can beat pills when it comes to overcoming depression
Depression can be treated and even prevented by focusing on psychological therapy and learnt life skills. A leading expert explains.
How psychology gave me the edge
For Olympian Libby Trickett, regular mental health checks have been her secret weapon - in the water and out
Why terrorists use violence in their quest for significance
Violent lone wolf extremists are looking for acknowledgment and attention as they feel overlooked, aggrieved and insignificant.
Silent grief – the overlooked impact of losing a sibling
The death of a brother or sister during the teenage years can affect how young people develop independence, romantic relationships and even career paths.
Our own ageism can prevent us from ageing well
Ageism is rife but negative perceptions of older people are not just restricted to the young – research shows older people can also hold bias about ageing which can impair their mental and physical health and enjoyment of life.
Are you a perfectionist?
Striving for precision may seem like a desirable trait, but research suggests extreme perfectionism is a risk factor for depression, anxiety and eating disorders.
Living with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a serious but treatable mental disorder that affects more than half a million Australians.