Depression and Chronic Back Pain

By: William W. Deardorff, PhD, ABPP

Promising results for online depression therapy

Published in the NursingReview Online 10 July 2012Australian National University researchers say online interventions can have important flow on...

Advocates ramp up Headspace campaign

Thomas O'Byrne and Michelle SpeirsThe Guardian - Northern Victoria  

Depression a global problem: It’s not just Westerners who get the blues

Depression and anxiety are found in every society in the world, debunking old theories that only Westerners get depressed.

Preventing obesity and poor physical health through assessment and ongoing monitoring

Dr Susanne Stanley aims to highlight the poor physical health of the mentally ill, paying particular attention to the high incidence of obesity,...

Poverty, Not Mental Illness, Is Source Of Many Poor Mothers' Anxiety: Study

Rutgers University

Studies suggest that even slight mental decline can harm health

MONDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News)

Treatment decision making for young people diagnosed with major depressive disorders: The case for shared decision making

Shared decision making (SDM) is a model of medical or treatment decision making that involves collaboration between a clinician and client. One way...

Rural patients will benefit from new infrastructure grants

Rural patients will benefit from new infrastructure grants to 50 projects across Australia, Health Minister Tanya Plibersek announced today. Under...

Not all jobs are created equal: The impact of psychosocial job quality on mental health

It is becoming well established that the psychosocial aspects of a person's job can impact their mental health. These psychosocial factors include...