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Registrations Open for Mental Health Conference

Suicide remains one of the leading causes of death for Australians and bullying in schools, online and on university campuses are putting incredible pressure on children, youth and adolescents. The reasons can be many – from depression to bullying, from home instability to perceived appearance issues. How do you assess? What are the indicators for … Continue reading Registrations Open for Mental Health Conference

Depression versus bipolar

  Distinguishing between depression and bipolar disorder   Bipolar disorder is a chronic condition that affects approximately 2% of the Australian population. It was previously known as ‘manic depression’ which encompassed the extreme and uncontrollable mood swings between states of manic highs and depressive lows that are experienced by those with the disorder.   Symptoms … Continue reading Depression versus bipolar