Organisation

International Program of Psycho-Social Health Research

Acronym
IPP-SHR

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19 Feb 2010
130

Whilst medical schools are increasingly recognising the importance of empathy training, the hidden curriculum - the reality of clinic care - often overrides empathy training when medical students begin work in the wards.

This week, Hamish Holewa talks with Dr Rebecca Garden, who believes...

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13 Jul 2009
213

We are much more likely to avoid social contact with someone who has a mental illness than a physical illness, especially if we have never had a close relationship with a person who has experienced mental illness.

Hamish Holewa talks to Dr Anthony Jorm...

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23 Jun 2009
225

Between mid-1990s to 2004, there has been an eighty per cent increase in overseas trained doctors working in rural areas, compared with an eight percent increase for Australian trained doctors.

Despite this increase, overseas trained doctors often find themselves in a different culture, with...

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30 Aug 2007
13

There is considerable evidence that corticosteroid treatments are frequently associated with severe emotional and even psychiatric disturbances. Since their introduction as therapeutic agents, corticosteroids have been associated with symptoms ranging from mood disturbances to (florid) psychosis. In consideration of the centrality of steroid use in...

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6 Jul 2007
55

The literature on palliative care for individuals with a mental illness is scant and there is a complete absence of work available on the issue of stigma at this interface. The following discussion makes a start to addressing this important topic by presenting findings on...

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