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Low mood could affect the diagnosis of sarcopenia

The Geelong Osteoporosis Study (GOS) suggests that current operational definitions for sarcopenia have overlooked assessment problems for older people with symptoms of depression.

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Lowering inflammation to treat mental health: the burgeoning field of immuno-psychiatry

Our immune systems are a key part of the mental health puzzle.

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From space missions to social distancing: managing mental health on Earth and Mars

How do astronauts support their mental health way above the stratosphere? And what can this tell us about treatments back on Earth?

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From the head to the heart: mental illness putting women’s heart health at risk

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer for Australian women. And their increased risk of experiencing depression and anxiety is a contributing factor.

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Eating our way to better mental health

It’s not just our physical health that can benefit from a healthy diet

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The lifesaving dollar — how will COVID-19 impact our mental health from a health economics perspective?

From the frontline to the home, COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the mental health of all Australians. So, what’s happening economically?

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Getting creative for our mental health

The world’s awareness and protection of mental health is growing. And creativity is a tool that can hugely benefit it.

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Mangosteens could be used as a supplement to bipolar treatment

The mangosteen, a tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia, could be used to help mitigate bipolar depression.

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Deakin researchers follow their gut for anorexia nervosa insight

There’s a lot of observations that people with restrictive food disorder Anorexia Nervosa notice that others may not.

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Can yoga play a part in relieving symptoms of anxiety and depression?

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Can smartphone apps improve mental health?

Targeted apps can be a great help with managing mental health, but users need to be discriminating.

New horizons for mental health care in Kenya

To address the gaps in Kenya’s mental health literacy, we must start by educating health care workers.

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The role of spirituality in health

Research says that engaging in faith practices has the potential to promote good mental health.

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