Mental health

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Chloe is happy living with her parents – but staying at home longer hurts some Australians’ mental health
Study says young people can be happy to stay at home – but being driven there by a lack of affordable rental options is ‘problematic’

Melissa Davey

29, Nov, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Alex Miller: ‘I’d much rather be in Paul Keating’s club than Tony Abbott’s, thank you’
In a new collection of the author’s private letters and diaries, he lets loose on mental health, the Miles Franklin, and turning down an Australia Day honour. ‘I still wouldn’t accept one,’ he says now

Sian Cain

29, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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William Yule obituary
Psychologist who pioneered the treatment of children after such disasters as the Zeebrugge ferry sinking and the King’s Cross fire

Penny Warren

28, Nov, 2023 @6:48 PM

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Successive Australian generations suffering worse mental health than the one before, study shows
New study finds cohort born in 90s worse off compared with older generations at similar ages

Natasha May

27, Nov, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Covid changed parents’ and pupils’ relationship with school | Letters
Letters: Andrea Dow thinks the bond with school needed to be broken and Dan Thompson says schools must acknowledge what’s happened to rebuild trust. Plus a letter from psychologist Dr Helen Care

27, Nov, 2023 @4:32 PM

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Why you shouldn’t stay silent when someone is grieving | Letters
Letters: Lesley Barnes appreciated a friend making an in-joke and Jude McGowan says people crossed the road to avoid her after her daughter died

27, Nov, 2023 @4:32 PM

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Disorder review – sympathetic study of three military veterans living with PTSD
Kate Blewett’s documentary shows the lasting effects of war and considers the way that three ex-soldiers look to cope with their traumas

Cath Clarke

27, Nov, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Looking for Horses review – poetic meditation on the lasting impacts of the Bosnian war
In a visually impressive documentary, film-maker Stefan Pavlovic spends time with a fisherman and former soldier living in an abandoned church

Phuong Le

27, Nov, 2023 @9:00 AM

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UK music projects aim to transform lives of people with dementia
Music can reduce agitation and medication and two initiatives are trying to give everyone the chance to benefit from its power

Amelia Hill

26, Nov, 2023 @11:23 AM

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The warmth of my doctor during a nervous visit almost brought me to tears | Nova Weetman
She remained still and present and let me talk about my partner dying till I was done. On the tram home I felt as if I’d unburdened myself of a great weight

Nova Weetman

26, Nov, 2023 @3:00 AM

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My doctor diagnosed me with ADHD – so how did my phone find out? | Sarah Marsh
Targeted ads started selling me services to help manage my symptoms – for a price. The law must offer more protection, says Guardian news reporter Sarah Marsh

Sarah Marsh

25, Nov, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Jeremy Hunt is punishing the sick with this welfare crackdown | Letters
Letters: Stephen Butler, Carolyn Sutton, Debbie Cameron respond to benefits changes in the autumn statement. Plus a letter from a reader who highlights the structural difficulties disabled people face in the workplace

23, Nov, 2023 @6:08 PM

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