Mental Health Health Topics
From schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to wellbeing and resilience, our research is centred on the biological, psychological and social factors that influence our mental health.
Our research is focused on understanding the genetic, environmental and personality traits that contribute to anxiety in order to inform more accurate diagnoses and treatments.
We conduct multidisciplinary research to better understand autism spectrum disorder and unlock novel therapeutic strategies for individuals affected.
Our research aims to understand the impact of binge drinking on the brain, particularly in young adults.
Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition that is characterised by extreme mood swings, and is sometimes accompanied by psychotic experiences. Although its specific causes remain unclear, we do know that bipolar disorder is highly heritable and shares some…
Affecting one in seven Australians, depression is a serious mood disorder that affects both mental and physical health. We hope to understand the gene-brain connection that contributes to depression symptoms in order to inform better treatments.
We all respond differently to life-changing situations. Our research is dedicated to understanding why these differences exist, including the environmental, psychological and behavioural factors that contribute to resilience in a person.
Our research is focused on understanding the underlying causes of schizophrenia and finding new treatments that not only improve symptoms but ultimately, improve quality of life for people affected.