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  1. 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...

  2. Depression

    09 Mar 2018

    Types, risks, management, seeking help and warning signs...

  3. Mental illness

    09 Mar 2018

    Mental illnesses may be caused by life events, genetic factors or birth defects. Help is available to prevent or manage mental health problems...

  4. Schizoaffective disorder

    09 Mar 2018

    Diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder may be difficult because the symptoms are similar to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia...

  5. Suicide and mental illness

    11 Oct 2019

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

  6. Mental illness statistics

    31 Oct 2019

    Almost half of all Australians will be affected by mental illness at some time in their life...

  7. Psychosis and mental illness

    11 Oct 2019

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

  8. Types of mental health issues and illnesses

    17 Jan 2019

    Mental illness is a general term for a group of illnesses that may impact on a person’s thoughts, perceptions, feelings and behaviours. Mental illness can make it difficult for someone to cope with...

  9. 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...

  10. Depression explained

    22 Aug 2018

    The most important thing is to recognise the signs and symptoms and seek support...