Clinical practice

What are the mental health risks affecting Australian veterans, and how can they be helped?

Advances in medicine have ensured Australians in general are living for longer than in previous generations. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare statistics from 2018…

Creating ‘living’ guidelines for PTSD

In 2007, Phoenix Australia developed the first Australian guidelines for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. Now they are being developing into ‘living’ guidelines that…

Harnessing technology for mental health

I have long believed that technology offers a way of reaching people with mental health problems, improving their experience and the effectiveness of treatment, as…

Evidence-based practice – Why does it matter?

How can evidence-based practice and care help practitioners and the veteran community – and what exactly is it? Dr Mark Hinton describes evidence-based practice in…

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