The evidence for all things Christmas and Mental Health related – Holiday blues, Santa Claus, Decorations, and the meaning of life.
Why do so many Christmas classics deal with transformation of the self? https://www.smh.com.au/national/at-christmas-embrace-your-year-s-failures-it-s-therapeutic-20181217-p50mq0.html
The role of the father – personality development is most dependent on one’s relationship with your parents, in particular the father.
The challenge of ageing – a story of an 85 year old man who put himself up for adoption, six months before he died.
(This post includes material published in MindCafe.) Videogames and mental health. In psychiatry there are certain cultures that may pass us by, that nevertheless are of significant impact to our profession, and vice versa. One of these is
How does mental health feel about the secularisation of Christmas? http://www.smh.com.au/comment/where-is-eternity-on-the-streets-of-sydney-20171205-gzyunj.html
What can videogames teach us about psychosis? Why don’t people with schizophrenia take their medications? And how can psychosis possibly be regarded as beneficial?
One of the commonest complaints of mental health services is a perceived failure of communication between caregivers and clinicians regarding those with mental health issues. With this in mind, a few of us put together a form that could
I work in an old age mental health service. We have a patient, a 77 year old woman, who used to live in her family’s backyard in a tent. She would sleep each night in the cold, regardless of
In 2014, Michelle Carter sent numerous text messages urging her boyfriend, then 18, to kill himself. Last week, a Massachusetts court convicted her of involuntary manslaughter. This week, the director of Exit International, Philip Nitschke, determined that this posed all