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Youth Mental Health

Three-quarters of mental disorders occur before the age of 25 years. The Thompson Institute is conducting novel clinical and neurobiological studies to better understand and support the mental health of young people.
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Longitudinal adolescent brain study

An ambitious, world-first study of the brain and its exciting changes through adolescence.

Adolescent brain development and its links to mental health have never before been thoroughly recorded using advanced neuroimaging - we're changing that.

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Study of treatment for youth depression

An Orygen study is investigating a potential new treatment for young people aged 16-25 with moderate to severe depression.

Cyberbullying impact research

The first study to use functional MRI to understand the impacts of cyberbullying on young people.

Combatting Anxiousness for Learning Minds (CALM)

Understanding how anxiousness impacts children's attention and how mindfulness can help.

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