Psychiatrists rely on guidelines to prescribe medication for bipolar disorders. But beyond side-effects and clinical trials, ‘real-world’ effectiveness should be considered thoughtfully.
Two patients experienced side effects after taking a generic batch of lamotrigine that was compromised.
Two Australians with bipolar have been successfully treated with poo transplants, allowing them to come off, or reduce, their medications. Here’s where the science is up to.
Feeling exhausted, unable to concentrate and wanting to withdraw and disconnect from the world and those around you? You could be heading towards burnout.
Scientia Professor Gordon Parker and Professor Helen Milroy are winners of the 2020 Australian Mental Health Prize.
The Australian Mental Health Prize shines a light on the selfless work of individuals making a difference in the area of mental health.
Burnout is hard to diagnose, as it is not featured in the manual of mental disorders - so more understanding is needed to treat the condition.
While there may be a connection between inflammation and depression, one doesn’t necessarily lead to the other, write Gordon Parker and Ute Vollmer-Conna.
A new book co-authored by UNSW's Gordon Parker sheds light on the often misunderstood issue of perinatal depression and matches personal stories with advice from leading researchers.
UNSW has had a large number of researchers elected as Fellows of the prestigious Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.