Young women are suffering a mental health crisis

Originally published by The New Daily, 8 September 2015 New evidence has revealed that young women suffer staggering rates of sleeplessness is reportedly symptomatic of a far deeper, more troubling problem of mental health decline being ignored by the system. On Monday, a study by Roy Morgan Research revealed that twice the percentage of women (16%) suffered from insomnia than men (8%). Of all age groups, the greatest difference was among young …

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A Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)Program in a Rural Community Mental Health setting

In Australia the recent development of draft guidelines for the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) will set a standard for the provision of services for people with this disorder. It is therefore timely to review programs that are in place and consider how these programs fit with the proposed new national guidelines for the provision of comprehensive services informed by the recovery framework. Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is an …

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Public Consultation on the Draft Clinical Practise Guidline for the Management of Borderline Personality Disorder (April 2012)

The National Health and Medical Research Council is pleased to invite comments on the consultation draft of the Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Borderline Personality Disorder. The draft guideline has been developed to assist health professionals to diagnose, treat and manage borderline personality disorder in adolescents and adults. We are seeking your feedback in order to finalise the draft guideline for publication in 2012. Copies of the draft …

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