Health

Enhancing Indigenous health

Diet, nutrition, exercise advice and community programs are as important in rural and metropolitan settings as regional and remote areas, and peer support for health professionals can help deliver better results.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tech with peer support, clinical triage feasible for psychosis

Digital technology, together with peer support and clinical triage can detect and prevent relapse for patients with schizophrenia, according to a study published in the June issue of The Lancet Psychiatry.

Addiction

Does Alcoholics Anonymous actually work?

Alcoholics and narcotics anonymous are 12-step peer support groups where people who have alcohol or other drug problems are supported by others who have had similar problems ("peers"), rather than professionals. They are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 has been an 'amplifier' of intimate partner violence

Brain injury is very common among survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV), and these risks have been further heightened during the COVID-19 pandemic, reports a qualitative study in the January/February special issue ...

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