A STUDY of pregnant women suffering from severe mental illness (SMI) has revealed that they shared positive pregnancy experiences via a multidisciplinary model which addressed their psychiatric and obstetric needs.
MULTIPLE studies have uncovered trends suggesting aspects of religious and spiritual wellbeing are high in those with symptoms of schizophrenia and borderline personality traits.
COMPUTER use is universal among school children of all ages and they are spending increasingly more time online and less time reading books, a Curtin University study has found.
A SURVEY among police, corrective services and WA’s legal institutions has revealed 85 per cent of staff at various levels within the organisations have dealt with young people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
A VIRTUAL reality teaching program by UWA and collaborators has received an international award for innovative learning using Second Life.
A STUDY of 27 Perth primary schools and their students’ activity levels has revealed school environments play an important role in supporting children’s class-time and recess exercise.
THE RISK of violent offending has been estimated to be several times higher in people with mental illness.
DOG ownership in households can increase children’s physical activity and curb sedentary behaviour, which can often lead to childhood obesity, according to a University of WA (UWA) study.