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Anti-inflammatory diet may help depression

Depression is a common condition affecting around one million Australians each year. One in six women and one in eight

Video: Gut bacteria may influence your mental health

Video transcript The gut microbiome, the diverse colony of bacteria that live in your gut could affect your mental health

Suicidal behaviour and self-harm

Suicide in Australia Suicide means not only a tragic loss of a life, but also great sadness and soul-searching by

Mental illness: how family and friends can help

Mental illness affects around 20% of Australians every year, but it is treatable. This factsheet answers commonly-asked questions about the

Suicide: what are the warning signs?

Suicide is a tragic event for families, friends and the entire community. Education about suicide and its prevention is the

St John’s wort adverse reactions highlighted

St John’s Wort, a herb commonly used for depression, can produce the same adverse reactions as common antidepressants, Australian researchers have warned.

Video: Boredom

Video transcript Make boredom work for you. “Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience.” Walter Benjamin

Video: Lift your mood with some weights

Do you do any weight-bearing exercise? That can mean your own bodyweight – think pushups and crunches – but it

Video: Surf therapy can help depression and PTSD

It’s a beautiful morning. A group of people meet on the beach to see the sun rising. They sit in a

Keep fit in middle age to avoid latelife depression

It’s becoming increasingly clear that how healthy you are in midlife has significant flow-on effects to your health in old

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