Treating post traumatic stress disorder in military veterans and first responders is complex, uncertain work. What part does memory play? Does it help to relive the trauma? Join clinical psychologists from UTS who evaluate programs used by clinicians at St John of God Hospital, on the outskirts of Sydney.
Associate Professor David Berle, specialising in PTSD in the discipline of clinical psychology in the Graduate School of Health at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)
Dominic Hilbrink, senior clinician at St John of God Hospital, Richmond
Warwick Slarke: former NSW police officer
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Living in a cold house can be bad for your health and bad for your quality of life.
In this breakthrough study, researchers from UTS teamed up with Sustainability Victoria to look at the benefits of making houses warmer for vulnerable people.
What they found was that spending relatively small amounts of money to improve thermal comfort had powerful – and sometimes surprising – results for health, well-being and energy savings.
In this episode:
Professor Rosalie Viney, Director the Centre for Health Research and Economics (CHERE) at University of Technology, Sydney
Kerryn Wilmot, Institute for Sustainable Futures at University of Technology, Sydney
Dr Toby Cumming, Sustainability Victoria
Heat stress comes with the job when you’re a firefighter.
But if you’re fighting a bush fire in the middle of a national park, or on a busy city motorway, what is the most effective way to cool down? How effectively you can do this has life-threatening implications.
This ground-breaking partnership with NSW Fire and Rescue puts a scientific lens on the issue and seeks to find the best solution to heat stress.
In this episode:
Andrew Richardson, health and fitness adviser with Fire and Rescue NSW
Dr Hugh Fullagar, senior lecturer with the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at UTS
Mark Gabriel, rescue firefighter at Fire and Rescue NSW