New research highlights need to effectively treat
first episodes of depression in young people.
Brain and Mind Centre
Disorders affecting the brain and mind – such as substance abuse, autism, depression and dementia – are among the greatest health challenges we face in the 21st century. These diseases are devastating for those affected, their families, and society – costing the Australian economy an estimated $30 billion each year.
We are committed to leading generational change for disorders of the brain and mind.
A new global study of nearly 9,000 people reveals the brains of people with recurrent depression impacts memory formation more than healthy individuals.
11 June | Congratulations to Dr Manreena Kaur
Dr Manreena Kaur awarded Society of Mental Health Research Early Career Researcher award from funds raised during ABC's Mental As campaign last October.
Channel 7 News report spoke to Professor Michael Valenzuela on Australians living with dementia.