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Wed 30 Jan 2013 (All day)
Although current guidelines regarding confidentiality within psychological practice are internationally consistent, many Australian psychologists still disagree on when they would breach confidentiality when dealing with adolescents, a new study by Murdoch Children's Research Institute and Swinburne University of Technology has found.
Research News
Mon 1 Oct 2012 (All day)
Premature birth rates have risen in the last two decades in Australia, and the rates continue to rise. Late preterm babies- babies born between 34 and 36 weeks- account for 70% of all preterm births, which translates to about 16,000 births annually in Australia.
Research News
Mon 16 Jul 2012 (All day)
A groundbreaking study by Murdoch Children's Research Institute has shown unequivocally for the first time that the environment experienced in the womb may have a greater effect on our future health than previously thought - and more of an effect than our DNA and the health and lifestyle of our mothers while pregnant.
Research News
Thu 14 Jul 2011 (All day)
Researchers at Murdoch Children's Research Institute have discovered that toddlers who later go on to be diagnosed with autism use fewer gestures, in findings that may revolutionise the way in which autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is screened.