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Not untreatable, just not treated fairly

Conference provides new hope for helping people with antisocial personality disorderAn international conference on treating personality disorders will this year feature insights into how mental health professionals can help people with antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), a destructive conditi...

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Research achievements in the spotlight at graduation

Students from three faculties celebrate end of their studiesHundreds of students will bid farewell to their time at the University of Wollongong this week during a day of spring graduation celebrations tomorrow (Wednesday 31 October).Undergraduate and postgraduate students from three faculties &n...

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Tagged: graduation, Law, Arts, Arts & Humanities, Science, Medicine, Health, Psychology, Social Sciences

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Road to recovery involves more than abstinence

Employment, relationships key to recovery from drug and alcohol addictionSuccessful recovery from drug and alcohol addiction through attending a residential treatment program means more to the person than just staying clean and sober, an Australian-first study has found.While a significant body o...

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Tagged: Psychology, Health, Research, Public & Population Health

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R U Okay Day focuses on importance of students’ mental health

Festival to promote self care and provide tools to help friendsStudents’ mental wellbeing will be front and centre today (Thursday 13 September) when the University of Wollongong (UOW) recognises R U Okay Day.The annual day of action, which aims to raise awareness about suicide pre...

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Tagged: Student life, Public & Population Health, Psychology, Community

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Fruit may provide the answer to preventing memory decline

Study to look at combined effect of fruit juice and memory training in boosting brain healthUniversity of Wollongong (UOW) researchers are looking for research participants to help test whether a compound found in summer fruits can slow the impacts of memory decline.The study is based on work tha...

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Tagged: Health, Mental health, Research, Psychology

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