peter drummond

Spice a potential treatment for adolescent depression

March 30th, 2017

Murdoch University researchers are investigating whether the spice saffron could be used to treat depression and anxiety in adolescents.

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Fear of blushing could become a thing of the past

February 14th, 2017

Researchers at Murdoch University have been the first to investigate the underlying psychological mechanisms that leads to a fear of blushing.

Researchers at Murdoch University have been the first to investigate the underlying psychological mechanisms that leads to a fear of blushing. This research could greatly reduce the number of sufferers opting for nerve destroying surgery to treat blushing. For some people the fear of blushing, also known as Erythrophobia, is so intense they occasionally resort […]

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Anxiety and insecurity may lead to headaches

December 2nd, 2014

A new study has suggested that a person's level of emotional security may be linked to their chance of suffering from headaches.

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New treatment to beat blushing

September 26th, 2013

Murdoch University researchers have discovered a cheap and effective way to reduce one of the human body’s most curious expressions – blushing.

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New research could provide relief for chronic pain sufferers

December 12th, 2011

Murdoch University researchers believe they can find a way to block the transmission of pain signals to the brain and provide relief for chronic pain sufferers.

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Centre of Excellence for Pain Research

April 9th, 2010

Centre of Excellence for Pain Research

Murdoch University psychology lecturer Professor Peter Drummond and Adjunct Professor Dr Phil Finch are in the process of establishing a Centre of Excellence for Pain Research.

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