All In The Mind (ABC)
In the therapy room (4/2017)
We go behind the closed doors of the consulting room with renowned psychotherapist of 40 years—Susie Orbach.
The secret history of self-harm (4/2017)
After self-harming as a teenager, a historian delves into the past for some important insights into how we can better manage and treat those who self-harm today.
The medical muso (4/2017)
There’s nothing like a favourite piece of music to lift your spirits, and music is known to play a powerful role in the healing process. Musician Andrew Schulman now uses music as medicine in hospital intensive care units.
The brain makers (4/2017)
We’re beginning to understand the most complex piece of highly organised matter in the universe: the human brain. In international collaborations, scientists are unravelling its mysteries by using brain-inspired approaches to computing
Turbulent minds collide (4/2017)
Martin is a happily-married GP, until he’s suddenly hit with the lows, then the highs of bi-polar disorder. A fictional work by one of Australia’s leading psychiatrists gives an intimate insight into people living with mood disorders.
Children who hear voices (3/2017)
Imagination is vital for children's development, but sometimes kids hear voices of characters who aren’t there—a new book helps kids understand what's behind these voices.
The strength of recognition (3/2017)
Indigenous people in the heart of our country are adversely affected by the harsh racial divide, and their history of suffering and trauma. We hear from psychologists and indigenous leaders about a ground-breaking community psychoanalytic approach to Aboriginal mental health
Growing up digitally (3/2017)
Today’s kids are well connected to smart devices and social media platforms. Growing up digitally offers exciting opportunities, but also has its challenges.
Definitely tone deaf? (3/2017)
Are you a good singer, or are you only comfortable singing in the privacy of your shower? We explore a condition called congenital amusia—also known as tone deafness—and track a self-confessed bad singer trying to get back in tune.
Dissociation and coping with trauma (2/2017)
The compelling account of a woman who lived with dissociative identity disorder—and how she eventually became integrated.