Psychology & Psychiatry

Helping new moms sleep better without medication

Poor sleep during pregnancy and in the first months post-birth can have long lasting psychological and physical consequences for both mother and baby. New research from Monash University has found that a non-drug sleep program, ...

Sleep apnea

More exercise and fewer hours watching TV cuts sleep apnoea risk

Being more physically active and spending fewer hours per day sitting watching TV is linked to a substantially lower risk of developing obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), according to new research published in the European Respiratory ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New guidance for people to seek mental health treatment

In spite of many clinical options, people with mental health problems including eating disorders often do not access professional help within the crucial first 12 months—in part because of lack of information in the community ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is your child afraid of the dentist? CBT could help

A pioneering study led by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals will investigate whether Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) could help reduce the worryingly high number of children who are afraid of ...

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