Research - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Research

The Thompson Institute is at the forefront of research for Australia's most pressing mental health issues.

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Youth Mental Health

Understanding the factors impacting the mental health of young people through novel clinical and neurobiological studies.

  • World-first, five-year Longitudinal Adolescent Brain Study (LABS)
  • Cyberbullying impacts research
  • Combatting Anxiousness for Learning Minds (CALM) study
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Healthy Brain Ageing Clinic

A ground-breaking research program that offers support to significantly reduce dementia risk through lifestyle changes.

Suicide prevention

A prevention strategy and research to address the issue of suicide on the Sunshine Coast

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Nola Thompson Centre for Advanced Imaging

Multimodal neuroimaging to investigate mental health

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Chronic fatigue syndrome

Understanding the underlying illness process of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Researching to advance understanding of PTSD