Fractured lives

Men express less satisfaction with their quality of life after suffering a fracture.

Heavy metal and the blues

IMPACT researchers find a connection between cadmium and depression.

Muscle or fat?

Young men are less healthy than we thought - research shows an alarming increase in obesity.

You are what you eat

Deakin expert sets her sights on the food industry in 'The Conversation.'

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I was absolutely delighted to hear from Joyce that her daughter, who has struggled with Bipolar Disorder for many years, is now well a couple of years after commencing N-acetyl cysteine, says Professor Michael Berk.

A mother's story

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 09:41:00 +1000
Professor Michael Berk's research having positive impact. Read more
Having an incorporated organisation provides many benefits, not the least of which is a forum for all of working in this area to share our latest research, says Associate Professor Felice Jacka.

Pioneering role goes global

Tue, 09 Apr 2013 14:05:00 +1000
Associate Professor Felice Jacka brings together world diet and depression experts. Read more
A ramp of this quality will provide an enormous boost to our BC3 athletes and better support their endeavours to qualify for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, says Paul Van Ossten from the APC.

High impact

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 11:13:00 +1100
Deakin researchers helping Paralympians go for gold. Read more
Over the 12-week period, participants will attend 8 sessions at the research centre. Each session will last up to an hour.

Diet as a therapeutic target in depression: A randomised controlled trial

Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:16:00 +1100
Investigating the effects of an educational, dietary intervention in comparison to a social support program for people suffering depression. Read more
Alfred Deakin

Alfred Deakin Professors

Thu, 11 Oct 2012 10:59:00 +1100
Six receive University's highest award. Read more
Deakin University’s Professor Michael Berk

Prestigious honour for Professor Michael Berk

Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:03:00 +1100
Shares major RANZCP research award for 2012. Read more
Associate Professor Felice Jacka

Women should eat red meat

Tue, 20 Mar 2012 09:49:00 +1100
It's good mood food says Associate Professor Felice Jacka. Read more
Dr Felice Jacka

You are what you eat!

Mon, 06 Feb 2012 10:17:00 +1100
Michelle Bridges and Felice Jacka in furious agreement. Read more
Professor Michael Berk

The best move we've made

Fri, 02 Dec 2011 10:58:00 +1100
Professor Michael Berk on the BPRU's shift to Deakin, NHMRC success and more. Read more

All In The Mind

Fri, 19 Aug 2011 11:44:00 +1000
Hear Deakin University Professor Michael Berk talking about news on on what causes depression on ABC Radio National. Read more
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