What Causes Psychosis?

What Causes Psychosis?

At this stage, research has yet to completely explain the cause of psychosis. However, it is clear that the causes are complex. The most widely accepted theory is the stress-vulnerability model which suggests that a combination of biological/genetic factors and...
What Is Psychosis

What Is Psychosis

Psychosis is one of the most misunderstood psychological illnesses and is highly stigmatised by the media and entertainment industry as ‘incurable’ and dangerous. This perception is harmful in many ways – it isolates individuals with psychosis, increasing hopelessness...
Loneliness

Loneliness

Loneliness: the importance of connection A recent survey of the Australian population indicated that 1 in 4 Australians feel lonely, and that lonely Australians had significantly worse mental and physical health status. Connection with others matters! Psychologists...
Post Natal Depression in Dads

Post Natal Depression in Dads

Most people are aware that postnatal depression and anxiety effect women, but few people are aware that up to 10% of new Dads can experience these struggles as well. In fact, depression affects 1 in 10 Dads between the first trimester and the year after the baby’s...
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