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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Hoarding Workshop – La Trobe University, Bendigo

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Working with people who hoard –

A workshop with Dr Chris Mogan


Bringing expert education for

Bendigo psychologists and mental health professionals.


Dr Chris Mogan will lead this training day on diagnosis, treatment and intervention for compulsive hoarding. The event will coincide with the launch of a regionally-published toolkit for working with people who hoard.
This one-day hoarding workshop is designed to provide information for appropriately assessing risk, identifying referral and intervention pathways, and discussing the issue of hoarding ...

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What is Hoarding?

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Hoarding is a debilitating disorder that is characterised by the acquisition of a large number of items and an inability to discard these items to the point that living spaces become so cluttered they cannot be used for their intended purpose (Frost & Hartl, 1996). Additionally this disorder causes the individual distress and/or impairment in their normal daily functioning, often having a flow on affect to others within the environment.

  • It is thought that approximately 2-5% of the Australian population have ...
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