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Mental disorders



Report

Treasured lives - phase two: the policy and service environment

One group of older Australians vulnerable to not being able to age well at home with independence and dignity are those living with hoarding and/or challenges maintaining a healthy home. This report focuses on the experiences and needs of Tasmanian service providers and statutory agencies...
Report

Text mining police narratives for mentions of mental disorders in family and domestic violence events

In this paper, the authors describe the feasibility of using a text-mining method to generate new insights relating to family and domestic violence (FDV) from free-text police event narratives.
Report

Treasured lives - phase one: families and carers

This report outlines research on enabling older Tasmanians who have challenges related to hoarding and maintaining a healthy home to age well at home.
Guide

Guidelines on the management of co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health conditions in alcohol and other drug treatment settings

These guidelines aim to increase the knowledge and awareness of co-occurring mental health conditions among the AOD workforce; improve the confidence and skills of AOD workers; increase the uptake of evidence-based care; and ultimately improve outcomes for people with co-occurring AOD and mental health conditions.
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The mental health of children and adolescents: report on the second Australian child and adolescent survey of mental health and wellbeing

Based on a survey conducted in the homes of over 6,300 families with children and/or adolescents, this report presents a comprehensive picture of the mental health of young Australians. It documents the prevalence and type of mental health problems, the impact of those problems on...
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Children's temperament and parenting styles, and forthcoming changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Each child’s social and emotional development is guided by their family and by the wider community and environment in which they are raised. The culture that the child is raised in will also impact on their upbringing and the way that their family and community...