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Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Update on Asthma–COPD Overlap Clinical features of asthma and COPD may represent around 25% of patients with COPD and …

Funding for cervical and breast cancer, endometriosis and reproductive health programs have been announced as part of the Federal Budget The Federal Government will invest $354 million over the next …

Louis Roller takes a look at antidepressants available in Australia Depression is part of a group of conditions known as mood disorders (which may include elevation or depression of mood). …

As medicines experts, pharmacists have the opportunity to improve medication adherence and health outcomes of patients with bipolar disorder. By Associate Professor Louis Roller PhD, MSc, BPharm, BSc, Dip Ed, …

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 …

Pharmacists and other health professionals provide a crucial role in supporting people who are struggling with mental illness or at risk of suicide Lauren* struggled in secret for years with …

How can pharmacists identify and support people who may be thinking about suicide? Pharmacists are “primely positioned” to recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide and provide pathways …

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 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Antidepressants plus benzodiazepines for adults with major depression A Cochrane review has concluded combined antidepressant plus benzodiazepine therapy is …

Louis Roller lists 10 pharmacist counselling points for people with depression “If there be a hell on earth, it is to be found in a melancholy man’s heart.” —Robert Burton, …

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 …

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, …