Psychology & Psychiatry

Anxiety—stop censoring yourself and learn to lose

Anxiety disorders are some of the most common mental health problems today. In fact, four out of every 100 people around the world have one, and research my colleagues and I were involved in at the University of Cambridge ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

World-first brain imaging study to understand mind blindness

To determine why some people cannot create visual images of people, places and things in their mind's eye, UNSW scientists are planning to conduct a world-first brain imaging study of people with this baffling condition, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

What to do if your child has oppositional defiant disorder

Defiance and tantrums are common in childhood. Parents will often tell us about the 30-minute tirade they faced because their child wanted a blue bowl, not a yellow one. Or the screaming and crying that ensued when the parent ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression speeds up brain aging, find psychologists

Psychologists at the University of Sussex have found a link between depression and an acceleration of the rate at which the brain ages. Although scientists have previously reported that people with depression or anxiety have ...

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