Populations in the tropical regions of Australia are the subject of major stress, trauma and other diseases of the brain and mind. These range from children suffering from various forms of abuse and neglect which can lead to serious physical and mental health issues, to veterans returning from deployment to war zones with post-traumatic stress disorders.
Such conditions are the focus for the work of the Tropical Brain and Mind Research Foundation.
Dr Hani Mikhail’s groundbreaking Townsville-based research is paving the way for earlier and more accurate identification of mental health disorders ...read more
A JCU research team led by Professors Zoltan Sarnyai and Robyn McDermott looked at the link between depression and diet on a Torres Strait island, where fast fo...read more