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Anxiety app assists people with schizophrenia

Kathleen Smith found a way to help manage one of her symptoms and can now share it with others.

While anxiety can be a common occurrence in schizophrenia, it doesn’t have to be a constant companion. For one of our patient ambassadors, Kathleen Smith, anxiety would rear its head on …

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New program grants youth easier access to mental health professionals

Our Newcastle scientists have created a way to increase the opportunities for young people at risk of developing schizophrenia to access expert help sooner.

Professor Ulrich Schall, based at the University of Newcastle, initiated the Minds in Transition (MinT) study in order to better understand what may be occurring in the …

Meet our researchers – Katie Allen

Research Area: The changes in hippocampal neurogenesis in adolescent brains and the effect of testosterone on neurogenesis and neurotrophins (ie neuronal growth factors) expression in adolescence.

Educated: Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Hons) from Macquarie University

Doctorate: Currently working on PhD at UNSW supervised by Prof. Cyndi Shannon Weickert

Personal Interests: Cooking and dancing

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