Flinders psychology researchers are developing new approaches to body image-related issues. Stock photo: Getty Images.

Online help for body image issues

Overcoming personal obsession with body image can be treated effectively through online therapy according to a new study by Flinders University researchers. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for […]

From cause to cure? Social media for wellbeing

Doctors could consider “social prescribing” to support mental wellbeing, suggest leading psychiatry researchers in Australia and the US. In a hyperconnected world at work and home, depression […]

Tall Poppy helping people cope with cancer

Effective cancer care needs more than medical treatments and should incorporate evidence-based psycho-social interventions, says 2017 South Australian Tall Poppy of Science Dr Lisa Beatty. With […]

Re-Timer beats winter blues

Grey skies, torrential downpours and bitterly cold nights are enough to make any sun-loving Australian feel a bit gloomy, but for some people the dreary winter months are truly depressing.