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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders – Where to Start

What is an Eating Disorder? An eating disorder is a severe mental health condition characterised by unhealthy and often extreme behaviours, thoughts, and attitudes towards food, eating, and body weight or shape. These disorders can have significant physical, psychological, and social consequences, a...
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Coping with Depression

Coping with Depression

Depression in Australia Depression is a significant mental health concern globally, and Australia is no exception. The prevalence of depression can vary over time, and new data may have been released since then. As of 2022, it was estimated that around 1 million Australian adults experienced depress...
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Explained

What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder characterised by two main components: obsessions and compulsions. It affects people of all ages and can be distressing and disruptive to daily life. Obsessions These are intrusive, unwanted, and di...
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Postnatul Depression Disorder

Mental Health Statistics in Australia

Mental health issues affect millions of Australians every year. Often sufferers find it difficult to share their struggles due to the stigma attached to mental illness. That is why it is important that Australians are aware of the mental health statistics in the country, so know that they aren&#8217...
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Sleep & Anxiety

Sleep and Anxiety

John (not his real name) came to see me yesterday.  “Doc, can I get some sleeping tablets, I am having trouble going to sleep and staying asleep.”  John is a 35yo man, married with two children, working as an accountant.  He is a regular of the practice, and this is the first time he has [&he...
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