A Practical Approach to Addiction

A Practical Approach to Addiction: The Hunter and the Economist’ or Addiction as an Ecological Trap Philip Townshend from PsychMed Adelaide, and Mathew McMillan. Addiction has been attributed to many physiological and psychological effects...

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Leisure and one’s health and well-being

Past research provides clear evidence to support the proposition that leisure broadly is a principal life domain in terms of one’s health and well-being. Leisure engagement is, therefore, particularly important for those who, for various reasons...

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Use of Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs

Bond University is conducting a research investigation into use of performance and image enhancing drugs (PIEDs). The purpose of the study is to measure PIEDs usage within the community and to better understand the perceived benefits/harms of...

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Depression and driving cessation in older women

Depression and driving cessation in older women – the moderation effects of social engagement Authors: Nancy A Pachana, Janni K Leung, Paul A Gardiner, Deirdre P McLaughlin The University of Queensland Driving cessation in later life and may be...

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Parent perspectives on bullying in schools

Prof Kenneth Rigby, Adjunct professor University of South Australia. According to a recent government-funded survey of 167 Australian parents with children attending school, 50% reported that their child had been bullied; of these 80% reported...

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