Tagged: Anxiety

Depression among Māori, Pacific and Asian Kiwis flying under the radar - News

John Kerr Apr 28, 2017

Māori, Pacific and Asian New Zealanders are more at risk of depression and anxiety disorders and yet are likely to be under-diagnosed, say the authors of a new study.  Around one in six  New Zealand adults are diagnosed with an anxiety or mood disorder in their lifetime. However some minorities are less likely to be diagnosed, despite appearing to have higher rates of … Read More

Not everyone who takes painkillers for fun is an addict; some have just found a different way to cope - Guest Work

Guest Work Apr 20, 2016

By Stephen Tomsen, Western Sydney University and Kev Dertadian, UNSW Australia The misuse or abuse of pharmaceutical pain medications – usually opioids – has received increasing media attention recently. The focus of such news items has largely been on people who transition from oral use of medication to injecting drug use and addiction. Health … Read More

Beer, anxiety and depression – their origins - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 23, 2012

Book review: Angst: Origins of Anxiety and Depression by Jeffrey P. Kahn Price: US$27.97, NZ$49.99 Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (October 22, 2012) ISBN-10: 0199796440 ISBN-13: 978-0199796441 I can see this book appealing to beer lovers. Or … Continue reading → … Read More