It’s normal to feel stressed at work from time to time. But for some people, the stress becomes all-consuming, leading to exhaustion, cynicism and hatred towards your job. This is known as burnout. Burnout used to be classified as a...
The first Friday in June (7 June 2019) marks the third #CrazySocks4Docs day which is all about raising awareness of the mental health of all doctors and health practitioners around the world. The day first started when cardiologist Dr Geoff...
Nurses and midwives aged between 18 and 69 are called to participate in psychological and metabolic research, conducted in the Neuroscience Research Unit, at the University of Technology, Sydney. The experimental protocol is simple, non-invasive and will take approximately 1...
Loneliness is an increasing problem in Australia, and it's affecting our physical and mental health.
Physical and emotional abuse is not only distressing, it’s psychologically damaging and increases women’s risk of developing a mental illness.
Theodora Evans gives her top tips for helping your child deal with anxiety and depression.
Around 140 Australian nursing-home residents took their own lives between 2000 and 2013, our new study shows. Published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, the study is the first to examine the number and patterns of suicide in...
Every country in the world is facing a mental health crisis, according to a commission of  28 global mental health experts assembled  by the Lancet medical journal. The Commission says there is a “collective...
People who work in healthcare are the most susceptible to workplace burnout. Whether you're a nurse, carer, or midwife, working in hospitals or aged care, you face the same things. Long shifts, taking care of patient after patient, dealing...
AHPRA data shows that NSW mental health nurses typically work 34 clinical hours per week. If you work in the Public Health System, please share your views about this here. Click here to complete the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3QKNJ8R Your confidential opinion will help...