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GP nurses could lead the way on anxiety diagnosis

The discussion about the mental health of our older population is slowly coming to prominence yet the scale of the issue is not fully understood. Approximately half of all aged care residents exhibit symptoms consistent with depression, but these stats are likely ...

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Screening for COPD depression link

Research has found that depression and anxiety adversely affect prognosis for COPD patients, and even lead to increased mortality.  The connection between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and depression could point to better health outcomes. Research has suggested that given the ...

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Call to address postnatal health in men

One in ten men report high levels of psychological distress in the first year of fatherhood, new research has found. The study led by Rebecca Giallo, senior research fellow at the Parenting Research Centre, said more needed to be done ...

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Website to help manage high rates of anxiety

The federal government and the Black Dog institute have launched an e-health initiative to support those living with anxiety. As more Australians turn to the internet for medical help, a new federally-funded website is offering tools and tips to those ...

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