Published in MindCafe February 2017 Dopaminergic theories of schizophrenia predominate most psychopharmacological teaching regarding relevant receptor contributions to mental illness. We discuss dopamine-mediated flow through prefrontal and limbic regions, with a certainty borne from decades of successful drug development
In the latest Australasian Psychiatry journal, I provide an update regarding the current state of evidence for psychotherapeutic interventions for the elderly.
No political figure has ever mobilised, and frustrated, the mental health profession as much as President Trump. Prior to Mr Trump’s inauguration, 3 professors of psychiatry called for a ‘neuropsychiatric evaluation’. Shortly after, with the first wave of chaos from
Three psychiatry professors called for a formal evaluation. Psychologists and other mental health professionals worldwide are of surprising consistency in their interpretations. We have to ask – does the President of the United States have Narcissistic Personality Disorder?
“Break Free” is a commercial created by German student Eugen Merher. Intended for Adidas, it shows a gentleman in an aged care facility who becomes obsessed with reliving his glory days as a marathon runner. Restrained from leaving the
Awarded a commendation by the KSP Writer’s Centre Short Fiction Awards, 2016 “So, how exactly did Australia save the world?” Bob stopped, the freshly opened homebrew just barely at his lips. “What, seriously, you still don’t
My interview with Wendy Harmer on ABC702 regarding Mental Health Month – in 2016, stigma is less than ever. The message is simple – that which we used to think untreatable, is now more likely than ever to respond
At least 6 public awareness campaigns are currently running at the same time for mental health. This is a good thing. http://www.smh.com.au/comment/mental-health-care-has-changed-and-our-attitudes-need-to-catch-up-20161005-grvii1.html
A famous study on parenting styles had two groups of psychiatrists being shown the same video clip. In the clip, a man is seen seated reading a newspaper, whilst his child is playing on the floor in front of him.
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