Mental Illness-SAC 4

 

Develop a fact sheet in the form of a brochure that could be displayed in a doctor's surgery or community agency for one of the following mental illnesses.

 

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Australia  -   Overview with links

Better Health  -  Information and links

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Kids Health  - Overview with links

Australian Psychological Society : ADHD in children - Overview with links

Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Help Guide : ADD/ADHD - Overview

About.com : ADD - Overview

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Victoria - Overview with links

NEDC  - Information and links to all forms of eating disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Beyond Blue : Anxiety - Comprehensive information with links

Sane : Australia  -  Information on types, causes and treatment of disorders

 

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Beyond Blue : Post Traumatic Stress Disorder  -  Comprehensive information with links

Brainline  -  Information including video clips and factsheets

Schizophrenia

Sane : Victoria - Factsheets

Reachout  - Overview with links

Dementia

Alzheimer's Australia : Fact sheet - Basic information on dementia

ALZ : AUST - Facts including diagrams and information on the brain

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Better Health : OCD  - Overview with links

Beyond Blue : OCD - Comprehensive information with links

Sane  Australia : OCD   - Overview with links

Panic Disorder

Beyond Blue : Panic disorder  - Comprehensive information with links

NIMH  -  Information including types, signs, symptoms and treatment

Phobias

Beyond Blue : Specific phobias  - General information with links and fact sheet

ADAA  -  Information and facts on specific phobias, includes links

Depression

Beyond Blue : Depression  - Overview with links and pdf

Health Line : Depression -  Overview with links

Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)

Healthdirect Australia : Bipolar disorder  -  Overview with links and video clips

Sane : Australia  - Facts and guides on bipolar disorder and links to other illnesses

Dissociative Disorder (Multiple Personality)

Better Health : Dissociative  disorders  - Overview with links

Impulse Control Disorders (gambling, pyromania, kleptomania)

Psychcentral : Impulse control disorders - Overview with links

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia  - Overview with links and video clip

Better Health : Tourette Syndrome  -  Overview with links

 

 

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