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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) - myDr.com.au

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that causes problems with social understanding, social behaviour and communication.

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Social anxiety disorder - myDr.com.au

Social anxiety disorder (social phobia) causes people to feel anxious at the prospect of everyday social interactions and causes symptoms such as trembling and sweating.

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MindSpot Clinic | About Anxiety

Anxiety disorders affect 1 in 7 people in Australia each year. Stress, worry, fear and panic are words that describe anxiety.

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Autism spectrum disorder information on video | myVMC

Autism spectrum disorder, including Asperger's syndrome and pervasive developmental disorder, is characterised by behavioural and social difficulties.

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Online Course and App for Social Anxiety Disorder | THIS WAY UP

If shyness is having a serious impact on your life, you could benefit greatly from this social phobia CBT course from This Way Up.

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How To Deal With Social Anxiety, Social Phobia and Shyness | THIS WAY UP

Having difficulty interacting with people? Does shyness impact heavily on your life? Learn about social anxiety and how to deal with it.

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Perspectives: Returning to work following a mental health problem

There are many myths and misunderstandings about depression and anxiety disorders. Get tips on what you can do to help people in your workplace and find out where you can go for help.

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Anxiety disorders

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in Australia. One in four people will experience an anxiety disorder at some stage of their lives.

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Having a conversation: discussing mental health in the workplace

Depression and anxiety can affect all aspects of daily life, including work.

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MindSpot Clinic | Wellbeing Course

The Wellbeing Course is designed to help adults aged 26-64 years learn to manage mild, moderate, and severe symptoms of depression and anxiety.

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