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Histrionic personality disorder

People with histrionic personality disorder can seem highly dramatic and approval seeking, with a desire to be the centre of attention.

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Medicine recalls

Medicines are recalled from time to time for a range of different reasons. Learn more about who regulates it and what to do if your medicine has been recalled.

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Reporting a problem with a medicine

You should report any problems with your medicine to a healthcare professional. It’s also helpful if you report them directly to the TGA. Learn more here.

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What is adoption?

Adoption permanently transfers the legal rights and responsibilities of being a parent from the child’s birth parents to the adoptive parents. Learn more here.

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Cancer immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that boosts the immune system so it can fight the cancer. Learn how it works and which cancer types immunotherapy can treat.

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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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Buying medicines online

Buying medicines online can have advantages, but there is a risk of losing your money, damaging your health or breaking the law.

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Medicinal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis (medical marijuana) is highly regulated in Australia. Learn how it might be used to help relieve the symptoms of certain medical conditions.

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Are generic medicines the same as brand-name medicines?

To mark Be Medicinewise Week 2019, here's what you need to know about generic versus brand-name medicines and their ingredients.

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Assessment for respite

Respite care is a short stay in an aged-care home. An assessment works out how much help you need, and the types of services you're eligible to receive.

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