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Treasured lives

This report outlines research on enabling older Tasmanians who have challenges related to hoarding and maintaining a healthy home to age well at home.

The mental health of children and adolescents: report on the second Australian child and adolescent survey of mental health and wellbeing

Based on a survey conducted in the homes of over 6,300 families with children and/or adolescents, this report presents a comprehensive picture of the mental health of young Australians. It documents the prevalence and type of mental health problems, the impact of those problems on...

Children's temperament and parenting styles, and forthcoming changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Each child’s social and emotional development is guided by their family and by the wider community and environment in which they are raised. The culture that the child is raised in will also impact on their upbringing and the way that their family and community...