Depression starting from age 12 years

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I recently consulted for an article by Megan Blandford for SBS on Two-thirds of people living with depression are women, and this gender divide starts as young as 12 years of age, new research tells us. A US-based study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison looked at around 3.5 million people in more than 90 countries to determine the age of onset for depression. They found that two-thirds of people living with depression were women. Based […]

How to remove Teen issues caused by social media

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What is happening to our kids? As human beings, we are naturally attuned to socialisation. Recently there has been a considerable change in the way our teens communicate and socialise. Gone of the days of walking and talking, gone are the days of gravitating to the shopping centre for hours to just hang out and converse. Now our teens isolate themselves more than ever as they hibernate in their rooms with their head buried in […]

How to Fly Free

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We all know about them, some of us even use them, but did you know you can utilise opportunities to fly free using credit card offers that will benefit you? Many credit cards offer substantial Free flybuy points when you get their credit card. We obtained an AMEX card a few months back when my son had a Columbia trip to represent Australia in World Flying Disc championships. The offer was 75,000 points when you […]

Attachment Theory in Therapy Use

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Relationships are both beneficial and necessary in the human experience but the way that a person connects with or attaches to others can be linked to numerous aspects of their experience in both positive and negative manners. Attachment styles have been reported as one of the earliest elements of a person’s development (Mikulincer, Shaver, & Berant, 2013). This suggests that relationship difficulties, as well as mental health issues, can be traced to the attachment styles […]