Psychology already makes use of many automated tools, and even without significant advances in AI we foresee significant impacts in the very near future.
If the TGA reclassifies MDMA and psilocybin, Australia would be the first country in the world to recognise these drugs as legitimate medicines.
The year 2020 has challenged us all.
There is hope that the collective experience of social distancing during COVID-19 may have helped reduce some of the stigma associated with seeking help.
Gone are the days of pampering in the name of mental health. Taking care of ourselves now requires real and uncomfortable work.
Many feel the coronavirus pandemic has changed not just our everyday lives, but also our inner mental lives.
People in lower socioeconomic groups are likely to be in particular need of mental health support in the face of the pandemic.
While many people with pre-existing anxiety report their symptoms have worsened in 2020, there’s also a subset who say they’ve been less anxious.
In 2020, the addition of COVID-19 means anxiety and hopelessness now take a starring role.
The link between tiredness and depression is not linear and can be challenging to tease apart.