MHPN – Bipolar Affective Disorder Workshop

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Mental Health Professionals Network

Bendigo Network Meeting

Topic:  Evidence-based practice and Bipolar Affective Disorder

  • Evidence for Assessment and Intervention for Bipolar Disorder Assessment and Diagnosis.
  • Presenting new guidelines for GPs
  • Presenting an overview of current evidence for treatment
  • Differentiate between diagnostic groups for bipolar disorder, and other conditions like borderline personality disorder

 

Guest Speaker:            Dr Scott Eaton – Psychiatrist

Facilitator:                   Nerida Hyett – Occupational Therapist

Date:                           Monday, ...

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The winds of change? DSM no longer acceptable for US National Institute of Mental Health

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The NIMH has caused waves to unsettle the psychiatric establishment after declaring that it will not be using the internationally accepted Diagnostic and Statistical Manual ...

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Social Media and its Impact on Mental Health

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Social Media and Mental Health- Introduction

Facebook, Twitter, blogging and many more variations are no longer “new kids on the block”.  Many researchers in the mental health fields have taken an interest in the impact of social media on mental health and the results are interesting – identifying both positives and negatives (such as depression).  The impact ...

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Mindfulness Meditation in Bendigo – or anywhere else! by Scott Eaton, Sternberg Clinic.

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“Mindfulness”  has been a term used in mental health management for well over a decade.  Mindfulness meditation and Mindfulness based cognitive therapy are just a couple of it’s guises.  Jon Kabat-Zinn developed the therapy in the US. He has brought training workshops to Australia and so there has been a reasonably strong Mindfulness presence in this ...

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Website Launch – Sternberg Clinic

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Website Launch – Sternberg Clinic

Sternberg Clinic
47 Sternberg Clinic, Bendigo

The Sternberg Clinic is proud to announce the launch of a website
this week to assist patients, carers and clinicians.  The clinic is proud of it’s history delivering psychology and counselling to the Bendigo public.

The clinic has been delivering mental health care to the residents of Bendigo and regional Victoria for over 7 years now.  Psychologists, Social Workers and Psychiatrists have strived to deliver optimal mental health care to Bendigo and the region over that ...

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