Psychology & Psychiatry

Five-year study provides insights into youth self-injury

The Youth Wellbeing Study, led by Professor Marc Wilson from Victoria's School of Psychology and supported by the Health Research Council of New Zealand, focused on non-suicidal self-injury and the factors that place young ...

Health

Epilepsy discrimination still rife

People with epilepsy continue to face high rates of stigma and discrimination, particularly in the workplace, according to Flinders University disability expert Dr Michelle Bellon.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teens in arts report depressive symptoms, study says

Teens who participate in after-school arts activities such as music, drama and painting are more likely to report feeling depressed or sad than students who are not involved in these programs, according to new research published ...

Health

Study reveals persistent deprivation for New Zealand children

A sizeable and "difficult to ignore" proportion of New Zealand children have experienced persistent low income and deprivation in recent years, according to a new University of Otago study using seven years of longitudinal ...

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