Does Coping matter?

Mr Sunny Chan joined us at the 2016 International Mental Health Conference on the Gold Coast and today shares his presentation ‘Does Coping Matter? The Additional Benefit of Coping in Psychosocial Interventions for People with Bipolar Disorder’.   Chan SHW (1),…

Feeling down: when does a mood become a disorder?

By Gordon Parker and Amelia Paterson We’ve all felt sad, anxious or down at one time or another, but where does the normal experience of emotion end and the clinical picture of a mood or anxiety disorder begin? Psychiatry has…

The Future of Mental Health Services and Psychiatry

Prof Philip Morris, President, Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association opened the 14th International Mental Health Conference at the Outrigger, Surfers Paradise in August 2013. The conference focused on the complex mental health issues of Depression, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder…