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depression

Very low mood and lack of motivation lasting for most days and more than two weeks.

Complementary therapies

…therapies and their clinically proven benefits Meditation, relaxation, mindfulness – reduce stress and anxiety; improve coping and quality of life. Counselling, support groups – help reduce distress, anxiety and depression; improve quality of life. Art therapy, music therapy – reduce…

News: Revolutionary new program helps Queenslanders touched by cancer

…as anxiety and depression, as a result of their illness. “Clinical research trials of mindfulness-based group therapy have shown participants can experience positive changes in psychological wellbeing and quality of life as a result of group participation. “The Living Mindfully…

News: Prostate cancer: men with greatest needs least likely to seek help

…Council study found older age, lower education and depression were barriers to men seeking help with a range of issues related to prostate cancer in the first year after diagnosis. The study found 58 per cent of Queensland men with…

anti-depressant

Medication to help relieve the symptoms of depression.

News: Cancer Survivors Miss Out on Help With Mental Wellbeing

…or depression) in the six months following their cancer3. A recent Australian study also found that cancer survivors are more at risk of chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol4. ‘Unmet needs’ experienced by cancer…

News: We’re here for you this World Health Day

…Celebrated every year on April 7, World Health Day is a global awareness initiative driven by the World Health Organisation. This year the theme is depression. Whether you’ve got five minutes to spare today or want to build lasting habits…

News: Adjustment to Benign or Non-malignant Brain Tumour

…around recurrence are some of the concerns that may contribute to feelings of anxiety and/or depression following brain tumour. Although the research is mixed, there does not appear to be a substantial difference between people diagnosed with benign versus malignant…

News: Stop sweating the small stuff

…to calm your mind. Studies published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest that mindfulness meditation can help ease psychological stresses like anxiety, depression, and pain. Spending quality time with friends and family can also make a big difference to your mindset….

News: Stop sweating the small stuff

…stresses like anxiety, depression, and pain. Spending quality time with friends and family can also make a big difference to your mindset. Meaningful interaction can improve wellbeing by generating positive thoughts. As a bonus, researchers at Bringham Young University and…