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It’s time to rethink warnings against prescribing SSRIs for children and teens with depression say UK researchers, after their study found no rise in suicidal thoughts and behaviour among young
A political push for dementia screening will help no one except the pharma companies selling dud disease-modifying drugs, Australian and UK experts have warned.
Men may have depression just as often as women, but are under diagnosed because doctors put too much stock in the “traditional” symptoms of depression, US researchers say.
Electroconvulsive therapy can be used safely during pregnancy, according to the latest version of the psychotropic Therapeutics Guidelines.
Psychiatric patients who quit smoking are less likely to be readmitted to hospital, US research suggests.
A 50-year-old man from a remote Aboriginal community, who had been taken into protective custody 81 times in the past year, has been successfully treated through mandatory alcohol rehabilitation, the
The former CEO of the AGPN is to take over running the National Mental Health Commission.
Giving patients immediate access to doctors' medical notes following a consultation is being touted as a new standard of care following a US study.
A new magnetic brain stimulation therapy should be a first-line option for all Australians with depression, psychiatrists say.
Mental health laws need to be amended to allow doctors to take account of the danger mentally ill patients present to their families and friends when deciding whether to schedule them or not, a
The RANZCP has joined growing opposition to plans to expand prescribing powers to non-medical professionals saying the move would put the mentally ill at risk.