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R U OK? Day. Reach out the right way

Ella is a mother of three. She has a good job, a nice home, and an active social life. On the outside, Ella is living the dream. But for more than 18 years, on the inside, Ella was battling a nightmare.

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Understanding others’ feelings: what is empathy and why do we need it?

Empathy is the ability to share and understand the emotions of others. It is a construct of multiple components, each of which is associated with its own brain network. There are three ways of looking at empathy.

Medicine & health
Dr Olga Bursian

We should be shamed by our record on child poverty

by Olga Bursian Monday night’s story by the ABC’s Four Corners program on the precarious plight of the unemployed gave the nation an object lesson on empathy, a salutary...

Dr Olga Bursian

We should be shamed by our record on child poverty

by Olga Bursian Monday night’s story by the ABC’s Four Corners program on the precarious plight of the unemployed gave the nation an object lesson on empathy, a salutary...

Dr Olga Bursian

We should be shamed by our record on child poverty

by Olga Bursian Monday night’s story by the ABC’s Four Corners program on the precarious plight of the unemployed gave the nation an object lesson on empathy, a salutary...

Dr Chris Laming

Australian research inspires African success

A project to rehabilitate jailed sex offenders in Kenya, based on a model developed in Australia and the research of a Monash University social worker, is being lauded a success....

Participants of the Sunway MBBS transition program.

A seamless transition for Sunway students

The annual MBBS transition program for first-year students at Sunway, offered by the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was conducted last month at the PNB Ilham Resort,...

Dr Judy Willaims

It takes a village, a profession, a community

by Dr Judy Williams Geoff Maslen raised some important issues in The Age newspaper on March 4 (Is teacher training up to the mark?), and he highlighted some of the...