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25 Jan 2024

Furry fruit improves mental health – fast

Kiwifruit has proven itself as a powerful mood booster and new research from the...

09 Jan 2024

A quest for happiness

Conner’s work examines “modifiable lifestyle habits than improve or impede wellb...

07 Jul 2023

Kids spending one-third of after-school time on screens, study finds

Regulations are urgently needed to protect children from harm in the unregulated...

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31 May 2023

MIHI Bipolar Research team wins prestigious international award

A team from the University of Otago, Christchurch’s, MIHI (Māori and Indigenous...

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11 May 2023

PhD graduand explores the cultural and therapeutic benefits of Māori story telling

Carrie Clifford (Waitaha, Kāti Māmoe, Kāi Tahu) will graduate on Saturday (May 1...

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10 May 2023

Photos give men a voice to discuss mental distress

An innovative research project at the University of Otago, Wellington, is using...

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08 May 2023

Environment impacts mental health of young people – research

Living in areas with high numbers of fast food, alcohol and gambling outlets, ca...

21 Apr 2023

Early learners to benefit from ‘life skills’ programme

A University of Otago-developed programme that teaches self-regulation to presch...

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05 Apr 2023

New findings on the psychological impacts of the Christchurch terrorist attacks

Preliminary findings from a study of the psychological aftermath of the 2019 Chr...

14 Mar 2023

14 March 2023 Adverse outcomes in adulthood for abuse survivors

Victims of childhood sexual abuse are more likely to suffer difficulties across...

02 Feb 2023

Locating for recovery: acute mental health units remain in the shadows

Acute mental health care units remain in the shadows, neither fully integrated i...

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19 Dec 2022

Anxiety control

Dr Joon Kim is aiming to produce the first evidence of how neural circuits in th...

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