Biological psychiatry and changing ideas about 'mental health prevention' in Australian psychiatry: Risk and individualism
- GroupTherapy. Isaacs, Matt // Registered Nurse: Journal of Patient Advocacy;Oct2009, Vol. 105 Issue 8, p15
The article focuses on the effect of the mass mental health screening tests on patients in the U.S. It states that the screening tests are intended to examine mental health disorders and diagnose depression, however, the tests result in false positives and higher rates of depression and other...
- Experts call for campaign to boost nation's mental health. // Therapy Today;Nov2008, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p10
The article focuses on a report that calls for the establishment of a campaign to boost the mental health in Great Britain to combat the rising rates of depression, anxiety and drug abuse. The proposed campaign identifies five actions that people can take to boost their mental health such as...
- Australian Mental Health at a Crossroads. Whitely, Martin // Art of Healing;Sep-Nov2012, Vol. 3 Issue 40, p16
The article focuses on the improving status of mental health policy in Australia. Topics discussed include the domination of the nation's mental health system by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Association, the concern of professor...
- PsiquiatrÃa Â«naturalÂ». Martínez, José Tappe // Medicina Naturista;jul-dic2009, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p92
In a similar form to existence of Natural Medicine, Â¿could we speak of Â«naturalÂ» Psychatry, resulting from aplication of its values, methods, technics and resources on that medical speciality that studies and treats mental and behavioural diseases? Naturist Medicine can furnish numerous...
- The Science of Brain and Biological Development: Implications for Mental Health Research, Practice and Policy. Spenrath, Maddison A.; Clarke, Margaret E.; Kutcher, Stanley // Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p298
Objective: This article provides a summary of the complex interaction between genetics and experience which shapes the development of neurobiological systems, particularly in the prenatal/early childhood and adolescent periods. Method: Key factors that influence brain structure and function, and...
- Psychiatry and Fads: Why Is This Field Different From All Other Fields? Shorter, Edward // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Oct2013, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p555
Fads in psychiatry are little more than bad ideas with short half-lives. They have arisen because of the great discontinuities that have swept psychiatry unlike other specialties in the 20th century: the transition in the 1920s from asylum-based biological psychiatry to psychoanalysis, and the...
- Introduction to the Special Issues on Primary Prevention. Shaw, Merville C.; Goodyear, Rodney K. // Personnel & Guidance Journal;Apr84, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p444
Introduces the special issue on primary prevention approach for mental health, published in the 'Personnel and Guidance Journal.' Purposes of the special issue; Definition of primary prevention; Strategy in primary prevention; Changes in the concept of primary prevention.
- Primary Prevention and Assessment. Barclay, James R. // Personnel & Guidance Journal;Apr84, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p475
Assesses the acceptance of primary prevention approach for mental health in counseling. Nature of prevention; Problems in implementing prevention; Role of assessment in psychology; Relationship between prevention and assessment.
- Mad can be bad. // Spy Magazine;May/Jun97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p60
Gives advice on how to avoid mental illness. Benefit of eating baked potato without the skin and apple butter; Remedy for tell-tale warning signs.