All In The Mind

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All In The Mind is ABC RN's weekly podcast looking into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

Are the teens alright? June 26, 2021

Your teenage years can be tumultuous, but did you know that half of all mental conditions in adulthood emerge by the age of 14? And on top of regular stressors like school and relationships, teens today have social media to contend with – and a little something called the global coronavirus pandemic. On All in the Mind this week, we speak to experts – and teens – about how young people fared last year.


Tags: science & medicine, health, neuroscience

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Post-partum psychosis April 24, 2021
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The mind of a murderer April 17, 2021
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