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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: New data: more than 8 out of 10 childhood cancer survivors struggle with health problems later in life

…also experience serious psychological late effects, with almost 50 per cent of survivors reporting anxiety or depression2. More than 20,000 young Australians are survivors of paediatric cancer, so over 16,000 of them are currently suffering from physical and mental issues…

News: Caring for a child – Brainchild Foundation

…situation. As a result, parents can experience depression or anxiety in varying degrees long after their child has finished his or her treatment. Parents need to talk about their feelings and concerns. Taking time out to debrief with a partner…