NEWS

Professor Walter appointed a member of the Order of Australia (AM) (January 2012)

The CADE Clinic was delighted that one of its team members, Professor Garry Walter, was appointed a member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2012 Australia Day Honours announcement. The award is for service to medicine in the fields of adolescent mental health, medical education and publishing.  

 

Graduate Student Presentations: 3 Minute Theses (September 2011)

Dr Lisa Lampe was the winner of the Graduate Student Presentations: 3 Minute Theses at the inaugural Neuroscience and Mental Health Development Day held at the University of Sydney on 30 September 2011. Her topic was "Does Avoidant Personality Disorder stand alone, or is it just severe Social Phobia?".

 

Selling sickness or dulling the pain? The pros and cons of antidepressants (June 2011)

Dr Andrew Kemp and Mr Daniel Quintana from the School of Psychology have published an article titled 'Selling sickness or dulling the pain? The pros and cons of antidepressants' in The Conversation. [ Read the article here ]

For more information, please visit: http://www.psych.usyd.edu.au/staff/kempa/  
 

Depression can break your heart, literally (May 2011)

Mr Daniel Quintana and Dr Andrew Kemp from the School of Psychology have published an article titled 'Depression can break your heart, literally' in The ConversationThe Conversation is a much needed independent source of information, analysis and commentary from the university and research sector. [ Read the article here ]

For more information, please visit: http://www.psych.usyd.edu.au/staff/kempa/

 

CADE Clinic - Samuel Gershon Prize in Psychiatry (March 2011)

University of Sydney medical student Elke Woodhouse was awarded the 2010 CADE Clinic - Samuel Gershon Prize in Psychiatry by Professor Gin Malhi at the  Northern Clinical School's Annual Prize Ceremony held on 22 March 2011. This prize is awarded to the best student in an elective exam for those attached to Northern Clinical School during their Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine rotation in the University of Sydney's Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery.

The prize is named after John Cade, a physician-pioneer who (re)discovered the benefits of lithium in the treatment of Bipolar Disorder. Samuel Gershon, now a professor in Miami USA, trained at the University of Sydney and briefly worked alongside Cade and colleagues in Melbourne before moving to the USA where he was key in promoting the use of lithium in clinical practice. Together they ensured that the King of Mood stabilisers lived once again.

 

New Editor of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry  (November 2010)

Professor Gin Malhi has been appointed by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) as the new Editor of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry contains high quality, peer-reviewed, original research articles, reviews and case reports in the field of psychiatry.[ About the Journal ]

Prof Malhi was profiled in the March 2011 edition of the RANZCP Psych-e Bulletin. [Read the RANZCP Profile of Prof Malhi]

 

Depression patients halt medication too early (March 2010)

The CADE Clinic's trial of the use of a nutritional supplement, N-Acetyl Cysteine, in alleviating depression was highlighted in the Sydney Morning Herald's article "Depression patients halt medication too early" published on March 21, 2010.

 

Study of Depression - North Shore Times Article - March 2010.Study of Depression Article (March 2010)

Read the article "Study of Depression" in the North Shore Times (March 2010) that discusses CADE Clinic research on depression and the current clinical trial exploring the possible clinical benefits that anti-oxidants can have on patients with major (unipolar) depression.

 

 

 

Social Anxiety Disorder Review Article (October 2009)

An article on social anxiety disorder by Dr Lisa Lampe was published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry in October 2009.  

This article reviews current thinking about the aetiology of social anxiety disorder including genetic and environmental vulnerabilities. It also reviews developments that further the understanding of cognitive and psychological aspects of social anxiety disorder (social phobia) and explores how such knowledge is informing changes in treatment approach. Novel psychological treatment approaches are also explored.

 

Clinical Practice Recommendations for Mood Disorders (May 2009)

Clinical Practice Recommendations

This publication by Prof Gin Malhi, Danielle Adams and colleagues, published in the supplement edition of the Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica journal in May 2009, features three articles on the Clinical Practice Recommendations for Mood Disorders, including:

  • The development of Clinical Practice Recommendations
  • Clinical Practice Recommendations for Depression
  • Clinical Practice Recommendations for Bipolar Disorder

The Clinical Practice Recommendations for depression and bipolar disorder were developed to provide a meaningful outline of the management of these disorders (including assessment and treatment options for the different phases of the disorders). The recommendations have attempted to integrate evidence-based findings and clinical expertise, and they are presented in a manner that is visually engaging and promotes implementation.

 

 

Psychiatrists reshape depression guidelinesPsychiatrists Reshape Depression Guidelines (April 2009)

Read the article from 6minutes.com.au website's 17th April 2009 newsletter, discussing the Clinical Practice Recommendations for depression and bipolar disorder developed by Prof Gin Malhi, Danielle Adams and colleagues.  The Clinical Practice Recommendations were published in the journal Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 

 

Lies of the Mind (Autumn 2009)

Read the article in Sydney Alumni Magazine discussing schizophrenia. The article features Dr Carissa Coulston discussing her PhD research which examined the neuropsychology of cannabis and other substance use in schizophrenia. 

 

Looking Through the Fat Images in their Minds (December 2008)

Read the article in the North Shore Times discussing CADE Clinic research on eating disorders.



Hope for Mental Health Research (June 2008)

North Side Courier article discussing the launch of ARCHI - the first research-only scanner in the Southern Hemisphere!....(page 5)

 

Panic Disorder (September 2008)

Recent article in Australian Doctor by Dr Lisa Lampe regarding the treatment of Panic Disorder....read here

 

Defining Bipolar Disorder: a new name for an old illness (June 2008)

Recent article in Australian Doctor by Prof Gin Malhi and Prof Michael Berk  regarding treatment of Bipolar Disorder....read here

 

Looking Through the Scanner (June 2008)

The North Shore Times also published an article about the launch of ARCHI. 

 

 

 

Launch of ARCHI.The Launch of ARCHI.  (June 2008)

In June 2008 the CADE Clinic was pleased to announce the launch of the Advanced Research and Clinical Highfield Imaging (ARCHI) scanner at Royal North Shore Hospital. ARCHI is the only magnetic resonance imaging scanner in Australia to be used solely for research purposes.....read here

 

One in four teens will have mental problemOne in Four Teens will have Mental Problem (November 2007)

The North Shore Times published an article on youth mental health.  Prof Gin Malhi spoke at the forum on youth mental health issues.

 

 

ABC TV Catalyst Program (September 2007)

A segment on some of our latest research.

 

Schizophrenia Awareness Week (May 2007)

SBS radio interview with Professor Gin Malhi.

 

ABC Radio AM Program (April 2007)

Interview with Professor Gin Malhi. Australian researchers say they've identified what appear to be abnormalities in the workings of the brain of people with bipolar disorder.

 

Light in the Dark - Time magazine article photo.Light in the Dark (March 2007)

TIME Magazine interview. A pair of Australian researchers may have found a way to spot a debilitating mental illness before it wreaks havoc on the lives of its sufferers.

 

 
 


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   SBS radio interview