Young Adults Stress and Wellbeing

For the fourth successive year, the Australian Psychological Society (APS) commissioned a Stress and Wellbeing Survey of the Australian adult population. Key findings for young adults Depression & anxiety: Young adults (18-25) reported highest levels of depression & anxiety of … Read More

Stress and Wellbeing in Australia

Australian Psychological Society annually examines the levels of stress and wellbeing experienced by Australians. Read the published report on the 2014 key findings which include: Level of Stress and Distress in Australians Mental health Wellbeing Impact of stress Causes of Stress … Read More

Managing Anxiety

How is anxiety treated? Psychological treatment, particularly cognitive-behaviour therapy, has been found to be very effective in the treatment of anxiety. Cognitive behaviour therapy is made up of two components. The first component, cognitive therapy, is one of the most common and well … Read More

Understanding Anxiety

Everyone occasionally experiences some anxiety. It is a normal response to a stressful event or perceived threat. Anxiety can range from feeling uneasy and worried to severe panic. What is anxiety? Anxiety is an uncomfortable feeling of fear or impending disaster and reflects … Read More

Helping Girls Develop a Positive Self Image

Girls get many messages about how they should look and behave. These messages can start when girls are very young, and not all of these are healthy messages. Girls may be told that what matters is how ‘hot, or how ‘sexy’ they look … Read More

Understanding and Managing Stress

A useful guide how to understand and managing stress. For more information, head to the StressTipSheet.