Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australians 'do the right thing' when following COVID-19 advice

Australians showed a high level of compliance during the peak of the COVID-19 emergency despite only one in five perceiving a high risk to their health, a survey led by UNSW Sydney experts has found. The researchers say that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The voices missing from South Africa's response to COVID-19

Ten days after South Africa reported its first case of COVID-19 on 5 March 2020, the government moved quickly to declare a national state of disaster. Within days a National Coronavirus Command Council had been formed, travel ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social psychiatry could stem the rising tide of mental illness

Nearly 400 million people are affected by mental illness, according to the World Health Organization. Depression, alone, afflicts nearly 300 million people. It is no surprise that concern about mental health is sky high. ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Understanding insecurity and risk in later life

The development of ageing populations has opened up major new issues for social scientists to address, yet we are still only identifying, let alone understanding, the full impact of the changes involved. Much is made of growing ...

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