School of Psychology 2015 Newsletters

Woodcroft College Inaugural Flinders University School of Psychology Prize

Hanna Gennerud was presented the prize of $100 from Flinders University for achieving the highest mark in Year 12 Psychology on Valedectory Day, October 19th, by Mr Mark Porter, Head of College. 

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Autism house opens doors

The services of Flinders’ acclaimed early intervention program for autistic children will expand with the new Inclusive Directions Flinders Therapy House at St Marys.

The program is based on pioneering research by respected researcher Associate Professor Robyn Young, who will be clinical director of the Inclusive Directions Flinders Therapy House. Inclusive Directions will be supported by further research by Flinders School of Psychology PhD Anna Moffat and Associate Professor Young. who will refine existing programs and develop new programs for the house  More information

Many teens suffer from delayed pattern sleep disorders. Photo: Shutterstock.

 Light therapy hope for sleep troubled teens

Flinders University sleep researchers are taking research conducted in Adelaide schools to the next level by intensively studying individual sleep troubled teens in a new study at the Child & Adolescent Sleep Clinic at the University’s Bedford Park campus. - See more at: http://blogs.flinders.edu.au/flinders-news/2015/04/25/light-therapy-hope-for-sleep-troubled-teens/#sthash.NccP897e.dpuf
Flinders University sleep researchers are taking research conducted in Adelaide schools to the next level by intensively studying individual sleep troubled teens in a new study at the Child & Adolescent Sleep Clinic at the University’s Bedford Park campus - See more at: http://blogs.flinders.edu.au/flinders-news/2015/04/25/light-therapy-hope-for-sleep-troubled-teens/#sthash.NccP897e.dpuf
Flinders University sleep researchers are taking research conducted in Adelaide schools to the next level by intensively studying individual sleep troubled teens in a new study headed by Associate Professor Michael Gradisar at the Child & Adolescent Sleep Clinic at the University’s Bedford Park campus. More information 
Flinders trained psychologist, Dr Tom Nehmy, carried out his research at Flinders.

Flinders research helps teens tackle the perils of perfectionism

Dr Tom Nehmy, a clinical psychologist who trained at Flinders, is the man behind a new resilience program which prevents mental health issues in high school students by teaching them psychological skills before symptoms occur. - See more at: http://blogs.flinders.edu.au/flinders-news/page/2/#sthash.M4pSpL7b.dpuf
Dr Tom Nehmy, a clinical psychologist who trained at Flinders, is the man behind a new resilience program which prevents mental health issues in high school students by teaching them psychological skills before symptoms occur. - See more at: http://blogs.flinders.edu.au/flinders-news/page/2/#sthash.M4pSpL7b.dpuf
Dr Tom Nehmy, a clinical psychologist who trained at Flinders, is the man behind a new resilience program which prevents mental health issues in high school students by teaching them psychological skills before symptoms occur. - See more at: http://blogs.flinders.edu.au/flinders-news/page/2/#sthash.M4pSpL7b.dpuf

Dr Tom Nehmy, a clinical psychologist who trained at Flinders, is the man behind a new resilience program which prevents mental health issues in high school students by teaching them psychological skills before symptoms occur. More information 

PhD researcher Gemma Sharp is looking at the outcomes, and why, women have labiaplasties.

New study looks at labiaplasty outcomes

PhD researcher Gemma Sharp is looking at the outcomes, and why women have labiaplasties.  More information

Flinders researchers are investigating whether power naps can cure insomnia. Image: Shutterstock.

Power naps for insomniacs

Daytime naps may hold the key to treating insomnia Flinders University researcher Dr Nicole Lovato believes. More Information
 
A novel psychological treatment to reduce the severity of delusional episodes experienced by people with psychosis is being trialled in a new Flinders University study - See more at: http://blogs.flinders.edu.au/flinders-news/page/3/#sthash.VhBeD6kM.dpuf

 

   
   
   
   

Teenagers who can’t get up in the morning are just plain lazy, right?

It’s a commonly held assumption, but not one shared by sleep researchers at Flinders University, who are actively challenging it as part of a world first clinical trial.

- See more at: http://blogs.flinders.edu.au/flinders-news/2014/06/04/sleep-study-takes-fresh-look-at-lazy-teens/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sleep-study-takes-fresh-look-at-lazy-teens#sthash.1cGy32tY.dpuf
Sleep study takes fresh look at ‘lazy’ teens