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Depression and bipolar disorder can make it hard to function in relationships or at work, but help is available. Learn more about mood disorders here.
Mental health conditions
Mental health conditions broadly refers to many conditions, including mood disorders, eating disorders and anxiety conditions.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that only appears at certain times of the year. Learn how treatment can make a difference.
Types of mental illness
There are nearly 300 mental disorders listed in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). This is a handbook used by health professionals to help identify and diagnose mental illness.
Bipolar disorder is a mental-health condition in which people experience periods of depression and mania. Learn about its symptoms and treatment.
Mental health and wellbeing
Almost half of Australian adults will experience a mental illness at some point in their life. Learn more about a range of mental health and wellbeing issues here.
Psychosis, where you experience an altered sense of reality, is treatable, but its causes are a mystery to researchers.
Many people, at times, feel paranoid. Paranoia is a state of mind in which a person believes that others are trying to harm them. Read more for paranoia causes and treatment.
Setbacks, failures and stress are all part of normal life. Resilience is the ability to cope with difficult times and ‘bounce back’ from adversity.
Diagnosis of psychosis
The first step in diagnosing psychosis is to see a doctor or mental health team at a hospital. Psychosis is treatable, so it’s important to seek help.