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“We don’t want to run before we walk”: the attitudes of Australian stakeholders towards using psychedelics for mental health conditions

This study was aimed at understanding the attitudes and positions of key Australian organisational and political stakeholders towards using psychedelic agents in medically supervised environments to treat mental health conditions.
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Advancing loneliness and social isolation as global health challenges: taking three priority actions

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Julianne Holt-Lunstad, Christopher Miktone, Ben J. Smith
Loneliness and social isolation have been identified as critical global health issues in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis. This paper argues that three priority actions are needed achieve a wider and more substantial impact on loneliness and social isolation.
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Enhanced self-harm presentation reporting using additional ICD-10 codes and free text in NSW emergency departments

This study describes an enhanced method for reporting emergency department self-harm presentations in NSW using additional ICD-19 codes and simple free text searching.
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A cross-disciplinary view of current and emerging COVID-19 developments

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Wen Shi Leee, Dean A. Murphy, Krispin Hajkowicz, Edwina J. Wright
This paper provides an overview of the outcomes from a meeting of researchers and people with lived experience of COVID-19 infection (Third Australasian COVID-19 Conference) to share the most recent COVID-19 research findings, and reflect on Australia’s experience managing the pandemic.
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The impact of the 2020 COVID-19-related suspension of BreastScreen NSW on breast cancer tumour size and treatment

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Matthew Warner-Smith, Nicola Scott, Anthea Temple, Chirag Mistry, Sarah McGill
This retrospective observational study examined data before and after the 2020 BreastScreen NSW suspension to assess the impact on tumour size in breast cancer diagnoses, and volumes of mastectomy and breast-conserving surgery.
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