School of Applied Psychology

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13 March 2024

$5 million grant for the Tracking Cube

$5m MRFF grant to help screen children and adolescents at risk of neurodevelopmental disorders.

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4 December 2023
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16 November 2023
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Shreddology

The pursuit of unrealistic body ideals, shaped by social pressures and online influencers, particularly impacts young men, leading to dissatisfaction and risky behaviours like using image and performance-enhancing drugs (IPEDs) says Dr Tim Piatkowski.

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15 November 2023

Criminalisation Prevents Steroid Users from Seeking Help

New research from Griffith University’s School of Applied Psychology has investigated the effect criminalisation of Anabolic—Androgenic Steroid (AAS) use has on users’ ability to seek help.

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13 October 2023
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7 September 2023

Griffith research into Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder wins $1.49m grant

A project designed to help screen children and adolescents at risk of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) has been awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council Partnership Grant worth $1.49 million.

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28 July 2023
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25 July 2023

Enhancing quality of life for brain tumour survivors

Following 16 years of development, the Tele-MAST program decreases depression and anxiety in brain tumour survivors, has potential to ease the financial burden to the healthcare system and is now rolling out nationally.

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24 July 2023
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15 May 2023
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Impacts of YouTube on loneliness and mental health

Frequent users of YouTube have higher levels of loneliness, anxiety, and depression according to researchers from the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP).

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