The DSM-5 is not above criticism, but is probably the best manual of mental disorders we are likely to get, writes Perminder Sachdev.
Dementia isn’t inevitable and simple lifestyle changes in middle age are still the best way to keep the disease at bay.
One in four elderly people with mild cognitive impairment – a precursor to dementia – naturally ‘reverts’ to normal cognition, UNSW research shows.
The new Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing will help tackle an illness that is the nation’s third leading cause of death, dementia.
Laser acupuncture is a plausible treatment for depression and other mental disorders, UNSW researchers have shown for the first time.
Being fearful of falling can lead to actual falls among older people, irrespective of their real physical risk, new research finds.