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It’s important to spend time with patients who have anxiety, writes Louis Roller Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stress. It’s a feeling of fear or apprehension about what’s …

With health anxiety rising in the community, out of stocks and price changes, are patients becoming increasingly abusive in pharmacy? The beginning of the 2020s has brought significant stressors for …

It’s set to be a hard weekend for many as temperatures are expected to soar in most of NSW and a state of emergency is declared across the ACT Circumstances …

The anxiety caused by poor air quality and the rush on face masks is causing more trouble than the damage from bushfire smoke, says one pharmacist on the ground in …

Moves to limit inappropriate use and prescribing of alprazolam have not had the intended effect, according to a new study The study, published in JAMA Network Open, sought to investigate …

PSS responds to a young female pharmacist’s account of being sexually harassed by a colleague while she was an intern (warning: this article may trigger distress for some readers) A …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at the very common issue of anxiety Anxiety is a normal and necessary human emotion that helps us avoid dangerous situations or heightens our …

A new campaign by Lung Foundation Australia is asking for a fair go for all lung cancer patients, highlighting the stigma they can face More than a third (35%) of …

A new OTC option for symptomatic relief of mild anxiety is now available in pharmacies Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. On average, one in three …

Today is World Mental Health Day… These statistics reveal how Aussies experience mental health World Mental Health Day – 10 October – is a day for global mental health education, …

Community pharmacists are generally willing to deliver services to patients with mental illness, but there are issues with confidence and stigma, according to a new survey US researchers recently carried …

Ben Basger takes a look at anxiety and its treatment Do you often feel anxious? Do you worry about everything all the time? Has this been going on for months? …