Fathers With Mental Illness Deserve Better than Stigma

by Rhys Price-Robertson and
Rhys Price-Robertson
Rhys Price-Robertson is a PhD candidate at Monash University, where he is investigating the experiences of families affected by paternal mental illness. His most recent published research has focused on fatherhood, family relationships, masculinities, and child protection. Previously he worked as a researcher at the Australian Institute of Family Studies, and as a nurse in the aged care and mental health sectors. While completing a Masters of Bioethics at Monash University he was awarded the Monash-WHO Bioethics Fellowship, which saw him work as an intern in the Ethics and Health Department of the World Health Organization in Geneva.
Andrea Reupert
Andrea Reupert
My research area is mental health. More specifically, I research the impact of parental mental illness on children and family life. My endeavours result from my belief that mental illness is a family matter and we can intervene to impede the transmission of mental illness from parents to children.
on Mar 27, 2015

Where there is mental illness, there's almost invariably social disapproval and discrimination. And a report released by the Australian Institute of Family Studies today shows fathers with mental illness can face unique hardships.


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What Will You Learn By Attending a Medicines Seminar?

by Nurse Ausmed
Nurse Ausmed
Nursing articles written by the education team here at Ausmed.
on Mar 26, 2015

Medicines present one of the highest areas of risk for all nurses. Therefore, Ausmed has developed a fantastic seminar that provides nurses with a general 'top-up' of information across the breadth of medicines and related topics.


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Explainer: What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

by Roger Hart
Roger Hart
Professor of Reproductive Medicine at University of Western Australia
on Mar 26, 2015
“Explainer:

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal condition that disrupts ovulation and the menstrual cycle. It's the most common female hormonal condition, affecting roughly one in 12 Australian women.


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Explainer: What is Insomnia and What Can You Do About It?

by Hailey Meaklim,
Hailey Meaklim
Provisional Psychologist at Swinburne University of Technology
Jo Abbott and
Jo Abbott
Research Fellow / Health Psychologist at Swinburne University of Technology
Imogen Rehm
Imogen Rehm
PhD Candidate at Swinburne University of Technology
on Mar 24, 2015
“Explainer:

We all have a poor night's sleep from time to time: those nights when you lie awake for hours trying desperately to go to sleep but can't stop worrying about tomorrow. Or when you repeatedly wake up throughout the night, or can't get back to sleep in the early hours of the morning.


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Children's Conference 2014 Testimonials

by Nurse Ausmed
Nurse Ausmed
Nursing articles written by the education team here at Ausmed.
on Mar 23, 2015

There are relatively few paediatric nurses in Australia, and those who exist often work in dedicated units. However, children are sick outside of these environments. It is essential that nurses have a broad range of knowledge and skills to administer care effectively, regardless of where they work.


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