Depression

Stop “Dumbing Down” Male Depression – It’s Complex and Needs a Re-Think

Stop “Dumbing Down” Male Depression – It’s Complex and Needs a Re-Think

The 1990’s have been referred to as “the decade of the antidepressant.” Pharmaceutical companies went into overdrive advertising them and many of us jumped naively on the bandwagon thinking we’d found a quick fix. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the miracle pill we all thought it was. We’ve realised since then, thank goodness, that depression is a […]

Postnatal depression: it doesn’t just affect women

Postnatal depression: it doesn’t just affect women

Men get post-natal depression too, right?  Now before any of you women reach through your computer screen and try to slap me across the face  have a read of this interesting article.  When I first read the title I was quite amused, then once I read it and reflected on what it had to say, […]

By September 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Helping Mentally Ill Fathers for the Sake of their Children

Helping Mentally Ill Fathers for the Sake of their Children

Helping mentally ill fathers for the sake of their children By Richard Fletcher, University of Newcastle The idea that mental illness can harm family relationships is not new. But it’s usually the mother’s parenting that has been the centre of attention. So an article I co-wrote in today’s issue of the Medical Journal of Australia […]

By August 8, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Depression

Depression

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