Regional Australians are feeling 'pill shamed' and are avoiding treatment due to the stigma around mental health medication and a lack of confidentiality in small-town pharmacies.
Artificial intelligence more accurately predicts outcomes for people at high risk of psychosis in a new study, and could change the way we organise health care.
John pays his therapist $150 an hour for a session with psychedelic drugs, which he says he can access memories quicker than with regular therapy. But the underground practice has some psychiatrists concerned.
If your child has a problem with defiant behaviours, there are a number of things you can do to avoid standoffs and reduce the chance of meltdowns, write Jade Sheen and Jane McGillivray.
About 1.2 million Australians meet the DSM-5 criteria for hoarding disorder, relying on possessions to remind them of some long-lost past, or to foreshadow some future need — or simply to fill a void left by the absence of human company, write Melissa Norberg and Jessica Grisham.
Women commit far fewer homicides than men, and the reasons they use to justify killing someone are usually quite different — and not always linked to domestic violence, writes Belinda Parker.
People who take antipsychotic medications long term will on average die 19 years younger than others, and Australia has a "major problem" with overusing them, some experts say.
Former elite soldiers who undertook a gruelling prisoner-of-war training program question whether the skills gained outweigh potential psychological damage.