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Eating disorders

Biting Anorexia

by Lucy Howard-Taylor

ISBN: 9781876451929

Finch Publishing 2008

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Practical books about depression and bipolar disorder

Managing Depression Growing Older A guide for professionals and carers Kerrie Eyers, Gordon Parker and Henry Brodaty

Tackling Depression at Work A practical guide for employees and managers Kerrie Eyers and Gordon Parker

Navigating Teenage Depression A guide for parents and professionals Gordon Parker and Kerrie Eyers

Mastering Bipolar Disorder An insider's guide to managing mood swings and finding balance Edited by Kerrie Eyers and Gordon Parker, 2008

Journeys with the Black Dog Inspirational stories of bringing depression to heel ...

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Aug/Sep 2017 NSW Branch Newsletter

The NSW Chief Psychiatrist is convening a second NSW Mental Health Medical Workforce and Leadership Forum (Forum) in late September. I wasn’t able to attend the first one, held late last year, and this upcoming Forum is occurring during school holidays when I am away again.

The genesis of the Forum was in part a response by the Chief Psychiatrist to the findings of the 2014 and 2015 AMA (NSW), ASMOF (NSW) and NSW Branch joint surveys of public sector psychiatrists, which identified significant concerns about resourcing, workforce gaps and clinician-manager relations causing low job satisfactio...

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Dec/Jan 2017 NSW Branch Newsletter

Welcome to the summer super bumper edition of my column. I promise a sunnier read than you are used to from me, as I’d like to share some great advances we have made this year. We are finally beginning to ‘reap the harvest’ from our persistent efforts to engage in proactive and quality advocacy, networking and submissions to the NSW Mental Health Ministry.

A critical area of determined focus of the Branch over this past year has been to identify gaps undercutting quality and efficient clinical governance, leadership and workforce capacities within the mental health system. We know that there i...

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Feb/Mar 2018 NSW Branch Newsletter

I’m on the home stretch of my second (and last) term in this role. That leaves one more newsletter to go after this column! This is my time to begin some reflection about the most salient experience of my professional life: representing you, my NSW colleagues, to lead positive change these past four years.

There have been some difficult moments – because, to have any chance of actually seeing change occur in the current political climate (rather than engage in lots and lots of talking in meetings that go somewhere in the vague direction of their title but don’t somehow seem to reach any concre...

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