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…

National Report Card on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

A Contributing Life: the 2012 National Report Card on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention – National Mental Health Commission This first Report Card casts an independent eye over how we as a nation support the estimated 3.2 million Australians each…