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.
Hi, I understand you have Alzheimer’s. It’s important first of all that you let someone know that you’re reading this; because in about 30 seconds you will forget it. It doesn’t mean that it’s not worth reading though. I’m probably
Pancreatic cancer is well known as the cancer with the lowest profile. A poorly understood and minimally researched disease, its dismal prognosis has an aura of untreatability that is instilled from the first years of medical school. I spoke
A new update in the Journal of Applied Psychology provides a rebuttal against the soundness of a theory that supports abortion. In doing so, it provides an interesting framework as an argument against suicide.
They get a bad wrap, but nursing homes are a better option than only having walls to talk to. – Sydney Morning Herald, March 2016 – 2UE Radio spot, 28th March 2016
The Easter bunny’s origin has been thought to be related to an ancient motif of three hares found in sacred sites throughout Europe and the Middle East. Thought to be a symbol of the Trinity, it is an essential doctrine
In the trailer for the upcoming Suicide Squad, the newest blockbuster comic book movie, Margot Robbie (playing supervillain and former psychiatrist Harley Quinn) announces to a crowd of apprehensive prison inmates that her hallucinations are telling her to kill
Psychiatry has had an unusual relationship with videogames – and despite several hundred studies on the topic, it is still not clear how and to what extent they influence the mind. Do they encourage violence? And can they prevent dementia?