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Eating disorders

Biting Anorexia

by Lucy Howard-Taylor

ISBN: 9781876451929

Finch Publishing 2008

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Stone Age brains in 21st century skulls - Transcript

The original interview was conducted at ABC radio in Melbourne in November 2007, after Natasha Mitchell approached G Galambos and D Wilson after their lectures at a Symposium (they were Co-Chairing) entitled "Evolutionary Psychiatry: Finding the Future in the Past", at the World Psychiatric Association International Congress 2007, Melbourne (Delivered 29/11/2007)

Natasha Mitchell: Front up to your shrink, and you bring a menagerie of hunter gatherers, anteaters and reptiles from your ancestral past with you. Or so Professor Daniel Wilson and Dr Gary Galambos believe. Both clinical psychiatrist...

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Apr/May 2018 NSW Branch Newsletter

Let me indulge myself in this last column I write to you as Chair. Actually, some might say I’ve already indulged during these past four years of columns! Having said that, most of the feedback has been complimentary or at least indicating appreciation of being informed by my personal perspective, interest in the content and awareness that advocacy requires strategic tactics.

If you attended the NSW Branch General Meeting in April, you would have heard the NSW committee chairs present their reports and seen reflected in my Branch Committee report a glimmer of how diligently and intensely the B...

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Metaphorical models - Psychotic Disorders

Psychosis is terminology of the medical model. It refers to symptoms (feelings, thoughts and behaviour) that doctors / mental health professionals objectively perceive in the patient. To the patient, a different perspective is experienced. Telling a psychotic patient that the voice they are hearing is not real or the belief that a conspiracy is occurring around them is not real is like trying to convince someone that the chair they are sitting on does not really exist,

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Practical books about depression and bipolar disorder

http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/aboutus/blackdogbooks.cfm

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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