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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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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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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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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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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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Autism spectrum disorder | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

People with autism spectrum disorder find it hard to relate to others socially and have problems with communication and behaviour. A lifelong disorder, it is often diagnosed in childhood.

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Prevention Programs

Disordered eating behaviours develop in response to high levels of body dissatisfaction and weight concerns and can lead to serious physical, psychological and social problems

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) | Novita

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is characterised by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, a restricted repertoire of activities and interests, and repetitive and stereotyped behaviour

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OCD in children & teenagers | Raising Children Network

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder. It can stop children and teenagers from enjoying life. Heres how to help your child with OCD.

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