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Dealing with life events

Life events such as accidents, a death and relationships can cause stress, but even happy events such as planning a wedding can make you feel down.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Someone with PTSD experiences long-term fear, anxiety and memories of trauma that interfere with their ability to function.

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Dementia – an overview

Dementia is an umbrella term that refers to symptoms caused by changes in the functioning of the brain that affect memory, personality and behaviour. Read more.

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Symptoms of PTSD

No two people experience symptoms of PTSD in the same way. PTSD in children and teenagers can also occur differently from how it does in adults.

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Dementia symptoms

Because there are a number of different types of dementia, there can be varying symptoms. Find out about dementia symptoms.

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Causes of depression

Depression (also known as major depression, or clinical depression) is a medical condition where people experience long and intense periods of low mood which affects their ability to function.

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What causes a stroke?

Stroke is a largely preventable event and many stroke risk factors can be reduced by making lifestyle changes. Discover what might cause you to have a stroke.

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Life stages

Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.

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Causes of PTSD

The risk of experiencing PTSD can be increased by a complex mixture of factors such as childhood trauma and a history of mental illness.

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Insomnia

Insomnia - leading to poor concentration or mood changes – affects one third of Australians at some point. Good sleep habits and lifestyle changes may help.

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