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Trolls, fanboys and lurkers: understanding online commenting culture shows us how...

Solutions are needed that not only defuse the internet’s power to amplify abuse, but also encourage crucial shifts in social norms and values within online communities.

Project into social isolation of young people with learning difficulties

The young people interviewed for the report “unanimously” said they needed practical help, emotional support and communication skills to maintain friendships.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing

Continued connection to culture, country and community is important for mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Loneliness is a health issue, and needs targeted solutions

Loneliness has been found to be a risk factor for all causes of early death and feeling lonely increases our likelihood of earlier death by 26%.

Losing the label – the disabled people you didn’t know you...

What would make the future even brighter would be building a world that accepts that disabled people are us and not them – the faceless numbers.

Marriage institutions aren’t just sexist — They’re ableist and disrespectful to...

When it comes to relationships and sexuality today, disabled people often experience additional discrimination and patronizing attitudes, even from non-disabled loved ones.

How creativity on prescription can improve mental and physical health

There is a growing body of evidence which shows that different arts being prescribed have a positive impact on a variety of health conditions.

Video: Celebration of International Down Syndrome Day

A carpool karaoke lip sync video in support of World Down Syndrome Day features 50 mums and their children singing along to Christina Perri's multi-platinum selling track, "A Thousand Years".

Analysing Stan: what Eminem’s ill-fated fictional superfan can tell us about...

The article explores Stan's mental health and how his early childhood neglect and psychological trauma may have contributed to chemical changes in his brain that make him less able to cope with stress and develop trusting relationships.

Mental Health: Why do people intentionally injure themselves?

Non-suicidal self-injury, a complex phenomenon, appears to be driven by a number of different psychological mechanisms.