Psychology & Psychiatry

One in three young people say they felt happier during lockdown

One in three young people say their mental health and wellbeing improved during COVID-19 lockdown measures, with potential contributing factors including feeling less lonely, avoiding bullying and getting more sleep and exercise, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Border closures creating potential long-term mental health crisis

Australia's extended international COVID-19 border closures have led to high levels of psychological distress across the community, with experts suggesting future pandemic policy settings consider the toll on people's mental ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Prioritise children's wellbeing amid a COVID return to school

As a split return to school remains on the cards for South Australian families, early childhood experts are encouraging parents to focus on their child's wellbeing, especially in the face of another potentially difficult ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Excess screen time impacting teen mental health

Teens need to regularly switch screen time for physical activity for the sake of their health and mental wellbeing, according to a University of Queensland-led study.

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