Mood Disorders

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About 45% of the Australian population will suffer with some type of mental health condition in their lifetime with anxiety and mood disorders being most common. Mood (or affective) disorders in Australian society affected 1 in 17 people (6%) in the last 12 months and about 1 in 6 people (17%) will experience a mood disorder in their life. The most common mood disorders are:

  1. Major Depressive Disorder

  2. Bipolar Disorder

  3. Seasonal Affective Disorder

  4. Post Natal Depression

  5. Dysthymia


Anxiety Disorders

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About 45% of the Australian population will suffer with some type of mental health condition in their lifetime with anxiety and mood disorders being most common. Anxiety disorders in Australian society affected 1 in 7 people (14%) in the last 12 months and about 1 in 5 people (20%) will experience an anxiety disorder in their life. The most common anxiety disorders are:

  1. Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

  2. Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)

  3. Specific Phobias

  4. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  5. Panic Disorder (sometimes with Agoraphobia)'

  6. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  7. Complex trauma (not recognised in the DSM V)


Developmental disorders

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Personality Disorders

 

Psychotic disorders

Developmental disorders include neurodevelopmental, emotional, and behavioural disorders that begin in childhood and affect the child’s psychological and social well-being. Consult a child psychologist for assistance with these.

substance abuse disorders

eating disorders

personality disorders

Psychotic disorders