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Mental Health

Key resources

Target Pathologies - Mental Health

a)   Rosenbaum, S. et al., 2015. Exercise augmentation compared with usual care for post‐traumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica.

b)   Modules for preparing EP students for placement in the mental health sector: Communication, how to cope on day one, what do other allied health professionals do. (Best viewed in Chrome)

Further interest

a)    Australian Psychological Society - Evidence-based Psychological Interventions in The Treatment of Mental Disorders: A literature review.

b)    Australian Psychological Society - Position Statements and Review Papers

c)    Coulter, T.J. et al., 2015. Personality in sport and exercise psychology: Integrating a whole person perspective. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.

d)    Dugan, S.A. et al., 2015. Association between physical activity and depressive symptoms: Midlife women in SWAN. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.

e)    Exercise and Mental Health: An ESSA Commissioned Review

Clinical pearls of wisdom

Ben Roberts-Smith VC MG

“Each year, about one million Australian adults experience depression, which also affects their families and carers.” Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith, VC, MG - Australian Army soldier Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith is the second Australian and the second member of the Special Air Service Regiment to be awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia.

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