Opinion

Why a ‘growth mindset’ is important for dealing with stress and mental health

- October 21, 2019 3 MIN READ

From co-founder break-ups to startup burn-out, the path of the founder can be fraught with stress. A study conducted by American researcher Michael Freeman suggests that even before founders set-up shop they have a pre-existing vulnerability to stress. His 2015 study of 242 entrepreneurs found that a higher proportion of founders reported a lifetime history… Read more »

News & Analysis

Scientists are using AI and gamification to diagnose mental health issues

- October 2, 2019 2 MIN READ

Researchers using machine learning at the CSIRO’s Data61 have developed a new technique to tackle one of the biggest issues in mental health – the diagnosis psychiatric disorders. The breakthrough was announced today in Sydney by neuroscientist Dr Amir Dezfouli at D61+ LIVE, the organisation’s annual science, technology and innovation conference. The solution developed by… Read more »

News & Analysis

Teleheath startup Coviu is offering free mental health support for depression and anxiety

- July 26, 2019 2 MIN READ

  Telehealth startup Coviu has Swinburne’s National eTherapy Centre has added text chat to its video functions to help people with mental health issues feel more comfortable when they consult with clinicians. A recent spinout of CSIRO’s digital innovation arm, Data61, Coviu has partnered with Swinburne University’s National eTherapy Centre to offer real-time text chat… Read more »