The following articles have the tag mental health
Almost one in two Australians say they are more stressed because of the COVID-19 crisis.
Neuroticism, extraversion and conscientiousness most closely linked to wellbeing.
A good night's sleep or a productive night's work?
Here’s how to break the cycle and plot a path to positivity.
It's traditionally a group activity, but here's why you should try watching a new release ...
Addiction specialist explains how impulse purchasing can become an unhealthy habit.
Urged to isolate while COVID still stalks, furry friends are filling the gaps.
Have a newfound appreciation for your daily walk? Noticing the colour of the sky more?
It’s often misunderstood and can be tricky to tackle, but help is out there.
Practical advice to ease increased anxiety amongst older people.
Dr Kate Gregorevic is a geriatrician, founder of Elder Health and of Project Three Six ...
Aged care providers are prioritising social connection as a way of reducing feelings of separation.
It’s been a bit tricky trying to coordinate recording our podcast, considering strict social isolation ...
Health with Dr. Kieran Kennedy, who, he's been on our podcast before. He's a particularly ...
Try these activities to keep your mind challenged while you’re staying in.
Dr Janette Young, from University of South Australia comes in next to outline her current ...
Social distancing doesn’t have to be anti-social.
The quickest way to increase stress and anxiety is habitually checking news and social media ...
Psychotherapist Noel McDermott tells how to manage the anxiety created by the coronavirus pandemic and ...
Scientists find that ‘changing it up’ is the type of training that is ideal for ...
Coming home from holiday doesn’t have to be a downer.
Finding it difficult to break a habit and affect positive change? Here’s how to do ...
Different types of meditation can decrease our stress levels to varying degrees.
The Mediterranean diet may be the key to tackling mental health problems.
Smartphones have gone from being a status item to an indispensable part of our lives.
‘Every hour spent watching television each day increases the risk of dying,’ says professor.
The health benefits of digital detoxes have been widely preached in recent years. Google seems ...
Australians with the lowest rate of mental health conditions are in their late 70s.
We want to know if you’re happy, sad and what you’re doing about it.
There may be an explanation for repetitive pop music or other sounds that make you ...
A simple smartphone game can help with early Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Friendships fulfil an innate human need, says psychologist Caroline Anderson.
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Yale University researchers may have created a drinkable cure for Alzheimer’s.
Many Australians diagnosed with mental health issues don’t know where to go for help.
A new report has found that one in four Australians is lonely.
Staying physically active later in life can help keep your brain healthy.
Here are some useful tips for overcoming anxiety while travelling.
Half of 15,000 women surveyed reported being diagnosed with depression or anxiety.
Psychologists warn that ‘exclusivity’ proposals could block seniors’ access to care.
The consequences of hoarding escalate as people get older.
A common sleep disorder has been identified as a possible cause of dementia.
Regular singers have been found to have better mental health and memory.
Having a plan in case of dementia is a smart move for you and your ...
Money spent commemorating dead soldiers could be put to better use.
Potentially unnecessary medication use increases in newly diagnosed dementia cases.
Scientists have been forced to rethink when brain functions begin to decline.
High cholesterol may provide your brain with an advantage as you age.
Report slams a culture of secrecy where process was ignored.
Luckily, there’s a way to delay or reduce your risk of dementia by one-third.
Happiness doesn’t come easily for some, but these seven simple steps will help you find ...
Scientists develop a simple and cheap blood test to help identify people with dementia.
Planning for good mental health is as important as your retirement finances.
Too much sugar in your diet could cause obesity, diabetes and, now, dementia.
Instead of waiting for the dark cloud to lift, be proactive and take control of ...
When your whole family is dealing with the same trauma, who should you turn to ...
Australian GPs have identified the most harmful health issues of the future.
In mental health week, we look at the myths surrounding OCD.
Your brain will thank you for steering clear of these five foods.
Preventing the onset of Alzheimer’s could be as simple as switching on a light.
Understanding the risk factors and some minor lifestyle changes could help prevent a new or ...
A tool that can diagnose Parkinson’s disease even when there are no physical symptoms.
Famous author and neurologist Oliver Sacks discusses hallucinations.
Why do people with dementia and their carers feel strongly disconnected from society?
Dementia risk factors can be managed with lifestyle changes or medical treatments.
Scientists have developed a simple test that can predict how close you are to death.
We are all forgetful sometimes, but that doesn’t mean it’s dementia.
If you’re feeling stressed or down, why not try any of our five quick pick-me-up ...
Could cannabis restore memory and reverse the effects of ageing on the brain?
Study shows that poor sleep may be linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Are you a worrywart? Mindfulness can combat those negative thoughts.
Here are five things that happy people do differently that sets them apart from others.
Improve your day with these smart sleeping habits practiced by healthy people.
Jo Lamble helps Tom put an end to his emotional over-eating.
It doesn’t just affect memory: Alzheimer’s also has a physical affect on your body.
Taking an early dementia test may lead to treatment to help slow down deterioration.
Federal Government determined to ensure Oakden issues are not repeated.
Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia.
Your dizzy spells may lead to dementia or cognitive decline.
Whilst undergoing mental health issues, Grant Hackett doesn’t need to be hounded.
Make frustrating customer service calls a lot less painful with this simple tip.
COTA has launched a petition to change discriminatory mental health policy.
Five things you can do every day to become a happier person.
Alone? You don’t have to be lonely. Here are some tips to help you ‘find ...
What if a song was scientifically proven to make you feel better?
New study reveals surprising results about the treatment of delirium.
Help is just a click away with our list of handy mental health resources.
GriefLine is presenting a seminar that examines the life of today’s man in retirement.
A new study shows that the brain’s response to infections could be the cause of ...
Of all the calls to the National Dementia Helpline, only one in five callers are ...
Here are 10 ways to help fill your cup so can continue caring.
Here’s how you can distinguish grief from depression.
Here are five reasons why travelling makes you smarter and healthier.
These signs may indicate that you or a loved one is at risk of developing ...
Meditation is a type of mind training for overall wellbeing. We explain its special benefits.
You can train yourself to be a morning person. Here’s how.
We could all do with spending a little more time alone. Here are five great ...
You can become smarter during your downtime with these hobbies.
Those who follow the MIND diet can lower their risk of dementia by as much ...
How to get your mind out of the way for a happier life.
The end of the year can bring on the stress of trying to juggle commitments.
Health Minister Sussan Ley has announced an overhaul of the current mental health system.
When people ask how you are, is your standard response "Good thanks, I'm so busy"?
According to recent research, a lack of friendship can increase your risk of dementia.
Australia’s mental health system is in need of treatment.
Funding of over 70 mental health organisations is uncertain.
Could aspirin delay the onset of physical and mental illnesses in older people?
No matter what your age, you are likely to experience worry and anxiety.
The economic impacts of dementia on the Australian economy can no longer be ignored.
Baby hatches are being considered after two abandoned babies were found in one week.
Robin Williams grew up in Chicago, but finished college in California, where he was voted ...
One in five young Australians are struggling with mental health issues.
There is a sense of calm and reassurance that comes with that little bit of ...
A recent study has been undertaken into how ageing impacts rational decision-making.
Get on top of your housework, simplify cooking and streamline your weight-loss.
A new study has linked your blood sugar levels to dementia risk.
Scientists have replicated the enzyme which delays the onset of mental impairment.
For the first time a dementia vaccination is being trialled by Perth researchers
There are many organisations which can provide information and support for those suffering from depression but often it’s the case of finding the right person to open up to.
Supporting someone who has depression can be a thankless task as constant feelings of worthlessness ...
Mental and emotional health is a vital part of wellbeing.
If you've lost the energy and passion for doing the things you used to love, ...
Learn to understand the person.
‘Australians with a mental illness will get the care they need, when they need it, under a $2.2 billion reform package (over five years) for mental health services.’ Now that’s a big claim. We hope it is possible. The breakdown of core components of this program is as follows: ...
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