Preventing nursing home suicides
Expanding suicide prevention frameworks to include aged care residents, aligning nursing home life with community living, and improving residents' access to mental heath services is a good start.
Episode 17: The state of our mental health
In this episode of A Different Lens, Monash academics explore what’s being done to improve mental health care and address the rise in mental health disorders.
Platforms of peril
Research has started to show that social media overuse can, much like drug and gambling addictions, lead to poor decision-making.
From care to custody
We can’t talk about youth crime without taking into account childhood adversity.
Fitbit sits the sleep test
People are increasingly turning to commercial trackers to gain insights into their sleep patterns, but is the data accurate?
Retraining the brain
From dementia to depression to drug addiction, artificial brain stimulation has been hailed as a landmark medical technology for the future. But safeguards are needed if we want the benefits without the risks.
Networks of endeavour
How can a university make sure that people, beyond its students and staff, benefit from its knowledge and presence?
eSports in schools: Let the games begin
Interest is growing in the possible teaching and learning applications of eSports across all areas of the curriculum.
Shining a light on PCOS
It affects about one in seven women of childbearing age, yet there are no public health campaigns or celebrities raising it as an issue.
Preparing the paramedics
A new report reveals alarming statistics regarding male self-harm, and how first responders feel ill-prepared to deal with patients in mental crisis.
PTSD: The battle after the war
The recognition of post-traumatic stress disorder has played a part in the resurgence in the popularity of Anzac Day, But, even now, returned soldiers don't receive enough support.
The battle back home
Leaving behind a military uniform and the status that it brings can be profoundly difficult.
A playground for the brain
Innovative treatment approaches to compulsions and addictions are the focus of the new neuroscience research lab, BrainPark.
David Winston Turner Endowment Fund
Using the latest thinking in brain research, BrainPark – The David W. Turner Research Clinic, will empower people with compulsivity disorders to create healthier lives for themselves.
Supporting women after miscarriage
Cliched comments like "it wasn’t meant to be" or "don't worry, you'll get pregnant" are hurtful and dismissive. Instead, acknowledge their loss, listen and let them grieve.
When the mind really matters
Professor David Kissane, AC, rose from humble beginnings as a GP in suburban Melbourne to become a leader in psycho-oncology and palliative care.
The benefits of going to the dogs
Research shows therapy dogs can be beneficial for students in many ways, including reducing stress and anxiety, and helping students feel more excited about participating in classroom activities.
The psychology behind fatal distraction
The neuroscience of memory failure is playing a role in the Victorian government's campaign to prevent children being mistakenly left in hot cars.
TMS and the latest state of mind
Depression is one of several mental health conditions being successfully treated by transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Delving into ice psychosis
A new study has looked at why some crystal meth users are more likely to experience mental health problems than others.
Mind over matter - the dictates of pain
When it comes to understanding – and remedying – chronic physical pain, the answers could indeed be ‘all in the mind’.
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Professor, Educational Psychology and Inclusive Education
Professor (Research), Turner Institute For the Brain and Mental Health
Professor and Head, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Department of Forensic Medicine
Head, Servier Drug Discovery Program
Professor of History, and Head of School for the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies.
Senior Lecturer, Department of General Practice
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
David Copolov, AO
Professor of Psychiatry and Pro Vice-Chancellor
Head of Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health
Senior Lecturer, Education Psychology Activities
Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne Sexual Health Clinic
Lecturer, School of Law
Professor, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Associate Professor, NHMRC Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist
Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor, Psychology
Senior lecturer, early years education, Faculty of Education
Margaret Gardner AO
President and Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Associate Professor, Psychology
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Professor (Research), Psychology
Professor, Faculty of Education
PhD Candidate (Clinical Psychology)
Professor of Psychiatry
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation
Professor, Social Work
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of General Practice
Professor, Psychology, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health
Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics
Head of the Department of Psychiatry
Senior Research Fellow, Social Work
Lecturer, Department of Management