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  1. Psychoanalysis

    07 Nov 2019

    Psychoanalysis is a treatment based on the theory that our present is shaped by our past...

  2. Antipsychotic medications

    17 Oct 2019

    Antipsychotic medications work by altering brain chemistry to help reduce psychotic symptoms like hallucinations, delusions and disordered thinking...

  3. Mental illness - family and friends

    17 Oct 2019

    You can do a lot to help your friend or relative with a mental illness, but you need to look after yourself too...

  4. Mental illness and violence

    16 Oct 2019

    People with a mental illness who are receiving effective treatment are no more violent than anyone else in the community...

  5. Bipolar disorder

    16 Oct 2019

    Bipolar disorder is a type of psychosis, which means the person?s perception of reality is altered. It is characterised by extreme mood swings...

  6. Borderline personality disorder

    16 Oct 2019

    People with borderline personality disorder may exhibit extreme behaviour, such as repeated self-mutilation or taking overdoses of medication...

  7. Mental illness treatments

    15 Oct 2019

    The correct treatment for mental illness can help a person?s condition to improve or help a person to live well, despite the presence of some ongoing symptoms...

  8. Suicide and mental illness

    11 Oct 2019

    A suicide attempt may be an early warning sign that a person is developing a mental illness...

  9. Suicide - family and friends

    11 Oct 2019

    The grief felt by family and friends can be deeper when the cause of death is suicide...

  10. Psychosis and mental illness

    11 Oct 2019

    In psychosis, the everyday thoughts that enable us to lead our daily lives become confused...