Chronic conditions are more common among those who suffer from depression and anxiety.
Australia’s health system has embraced telehealth during the coronavirus pandemic, with patients getting care online, by video or by phone.
The battle against the mental health consequences of the coronavirus pandemic is just beginning.
We’ve now been social distancing for several weeks. While these measures have allowed us to slow the spread of COVID-19, they’ve also upended our day-to-day lives.
Medicare-subsidised psychology and psychiatry sessions, as well as GP visits, can now take place via phone and video calls – if clinicians agree not to charge patients out-of-pocket costs for the consult.
A career in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), or the armed forces in any country, can be rewarding, but also demanding. Challenges include the rigorous training, frequent moves, and maintaining social connections.
Steps to help your patient avoid suicidal thoughts. According to research, suicidal cases stand at 1.4% of mortality rate globally. Most people commit suicide due to psychiatric disorders, substance abuse psychosis, and depression. Trauma is also another main reason why most people commit suicide. The rate of suicidal cases is higher among men in comparison […]
A quick guide to enlighten you on everything you need to know when supporting someone with mental illness. If your job involves taking care of someone who is struggling with a mental illness, then you know how hard it can be to handle them. It is not surprising to see that most people prefer to […]
Know the relationship between mood swings and mood disorders, what causes them and when to seek for professional assistance. Mood swings and mood disorders are similar. Almost. Mood disorders occur due to some severe changes in someone’s mood, disrupting daily life activities. Mood swings refer to rapid changes in someone’s mood. If a person starts […]
You want to be ahead of the news when walking the journey with your patient. Understanding relapse is an excellent place to get started. Preventing relapse in mental health treatment has many advantages. To the patient, it enables them to lead a quality life and channel more into their work and families. To the community, […]