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Did you know?
» one in five older Australians will develop depression
» 50% of this will go undetected
» One in ten Australia women will suffer from an eating disorder during their lifetime
» 4 million Australians have a disability
» one in five women will develop depression during pregnancy or soon after birth
» one in ten fathers will develop depression over the same period
» nearly half of women of childbearing age are obese
» 2.6 million unpaid family carers provide support to people with a disability
The mission of our Research Centre is to try and address these issues through prevention and intervention strategies. We do this with a dedicated team of clinical and research psychologists, scientists and social workers as well as collaborating psychologists, psychiatrists and social scientists from around Australia and internationally.
We also have strong links with government, non-government organisations and industry and we have a strong commitment to mentoring and developing early and mid-career researchers through both ongoing contact with senior staff as well as peer support.
CMHWR is managed by an Executive team comprising the Director, and the four Associate Directors who lead the four research groups.