November 16, 2017 6
Alongside starvation, the Australian government is condemning refugees to psychiatric horror by removing access to mental health medication.
May 31, 2017 1
Prisoners are not receiving adequate mental health care, with sometimes fatal consequences.
April 21, 2016 44
If you don't have a mental illness, you don't need more "awareness" of a condition you don't have.
April 23, 2015 10
The greatest hurdle to treatment for mental illness is, in most cases, the lack of it. And feel-good "RUOK" campaigns are not going to fix the problem.
April 2, 2015 30
Mia Freedman's original confessional on her anxiety, coupled with her supporters' follow-up commentary, display a profound lack of understanding of the historical and social causes of depression and anxiety.
March 10, 2015 17
A film about a high-flying ego brought down by delusions of omnipotence? No wonder Birdman has Latham feeling anxious.
March 10, 2015
Mark Latham has declared mental illness to be a largely imagined problem of the bored middle class. He is right that some socioeconomic groups are more likely to be affected, but the finer details escape him.
October 14, 2014
The ABC's Mental As campaign made some celebrities feel very nice about themselves, but there was not a whisper about the inadequate healthcare to treat mental illness.
March 27, 2014 30
Some Australians still think depression is not a disease. But who cares? Instead of trying to change their minds, let's change our policy and funding, and provide some proper treatment.
May 23, 2013 7
Mental illness has surpassed back pain as the most common cause of disability. But as psychiatrist and writer Tanveer Ahmed writes, it's not as easy to diagnose as the DSM might have you believe.