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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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Therapeutic Relationship

A Therapeutic Relationship

After reviewing a young person with a mental health disorder, I was reflecting on what makes a good consultation for them and myself. Is it showing compassion and empathy for the experience the person is describing? Is it developing an extensive management plan, with the inherent complexity and nuan...
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