About 8% of Australians are taking antidepressants for depression, anxiety and related conditions.
Mental health issues are one of the most common complications of pregnancy.
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.
Duke’s wife never gives up. “If I said it was easy, I would be lying. The pain was too much. But thanks to my wife. If it weren’t for her, nothing would have changed. She is a strong woman. She loved me most when no one else would like to be associated with me”, Duke […]
Depression is a deadly but curable mental disorder. Depression affects millions of Australians from teenagers to people at their old age. When it gets into someone’s daily life, it causes tremendous pain. The impact of depression is not only felt by people suffering from it but also people around them. If someone you love is […]
Depression can be deadly. Everyone has good and bad days. But if you are depressed, bad days are more than a good day. If depression is not treated, it can also be deadly. Although depression does not directly kill like tuberculosis, cancer, or any other fatal illness, it has adverse effects that indirectly lead to […]
Express fear, anger, worry, pain, anxiety, and all other emotions in the journal. Caregiving is emotionally and physically stressful. To give the best care, you will be tempted to put the needs of your loved ones before your own. As a result, you might end up with feelings of loneliness, anger, guilt, and sadness. […]
There are several reasons for that. It is widely reported that there is a difference in gender depression prevalences. Women are documented to be experiencing depression twice than men. The reports cuts across ethnicity and race. According to WHO, gender plays a massive role in the depression prevalence in society. Research also shows that women […]
I believed I was doomed to be alone forever, until I took control of my depression. Relationships can be difficult for everyone, but they can be even tougher when you have a mental illness, like depression. Each relationship I had suffered as partners found it difficult to be around me. They never knew which version […]
Talking about depression can be easy, if you follow these six steps to helping someone open up. Starting the conversation about mental health can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Someone struggling may need the smallest gesture to pull them through. You have the tools to save someone’s life, even if you don’t realise […]