MENTAL HEALTH CONNECT | 2020 ONLINE EXPO DIGITAL PREMIERE

MENTAL HEALTH CONNECT | 2020 ONLINE EXPO DIGITAL PREMIERE

The Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMH Association) is proud to host the upcoming Mental Health Connect Online Expo, one of the first online expos of its kind on Friday 10th July, 2020. The event takes place from…

Repetitive Pointless Behaviour in Dementia

Parkinson’s disease and stimulant use: Punding and Impulse Control Disorders associated with dopaminergic agents. Repetitive behaviour, often pointless or maladaptive, occurs in association with a number of brain disorders, including dementia. One recently described example occurs as an adverse effect…

Dementia, Decision-Making and Family Conflict – The Role of Mediation in a Legal Setting

The Guardianship Board of South Australia is tasked with making decisions about people with impaired decision-making capacity, including those suffering from mental illness or dementia. In addition to formal hearings, the Guardianship Board of SA conducts mediations or “Preliminary Conferences”,…

Studies suggest that even slight mental decline can harm health

MONDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) Even the state of mild cognitive impairment, which often precedes dementia, is associated with a wide array of negative health effects, two new studies suggest. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, mild cognitive…

Drug use soars in aged-care facilities

Adam Cresswell, Health editor From: The Australian March 07, 2011 12:00AM MORE elderly people are being dosed up on powerful mood-altering drugs, according to a study that finds use of the drugs in some nursing homes has soared. A study of…