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Killing stress

With work-related mental health issues on the rise, it seems a fitting time to address workplace stress prevention. By Amie Larter In a perfect world, we would all have a job that is without stress of any kind - we ...

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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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Taking care of the carers

Caring for patients at the end of life is emotionally demanding work but regular clinical supervision for nurses can help to buffer against stress, writes Andrea Gregory. At the end of 2010, the Northern Adelaide Palliative Care Service implemented an ...

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Nurses among most stressed workers

Research shows health and community services report highest number of mental health claims. New research shows nurses are among Australia’s most stressed workers, alongside police and paramedics. Data on workers compensation, compiled by Safe Work Australia, shows about 7000 claims ...

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