Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


General practice psychiatry

September Vol 42 (9) 593–672


Suicide-related contacts

Christopher Harrison, Clare Bayram, Helena Britt

Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Caroline Johnson, Scott Blair-West

Early response to psychological trauma

John Cooper, Darryl Wade, Alexandra Howard, Susan Fletcher, David Forbes

Bipolar disorder

Philip B Mitchell

Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors

Michael Gordon, Glenn Melvin

Emerging psychosis in adolescents

Hsu-en Lee, Jon Jureidini

Up front

Making a difference

Melissa Tan

Letters to the editor


Pulmonary embolism: assessment and imaging

Sarah Skinner

ACEIs for cardiovascular risk reduction

Andrew Sindone, Jonathan Erlich, Vlado Perkovic, Michael Suranyi, Henry Newman, Choon Lee, Edward Barin, Simon D Roger

Sudden onset hearing loss

Neil Foden, Nishchay Mehta, Theo Joseph


Self-monitoring blood glucose

Lisa Valenti, Clare Bayram, Graeme C Miller, Joan Henderson

Skin surface temperature: a possible new outcome measure for skin and soft tissue infection

Michael Montalto, Fletcher Davies, Natalie Marijanovic, Andrew Meads

Persistence on warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: experience in Australia 2006–2009

Michael Ortiz, Gordon Calcino, Leon A Simons, Peter Germanos


A is for aphorism

Chee Koh

Managing professional boundaries

Sara Bird

Back pages

Clinical challenge

Melissa Tan


Bipolar disorder

Philip Mitchell discusses the diagnosis and management of bipolar disorder

SSRIs and adolescents

Michael Gordon reviews the side effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in adolescents

Early response to psychological trauma

Associate Professor Darryl Wade talks about early response to psychological trauma and what GPs can do.


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