Mental illness


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Mental illness

2015 Vol 44 (11) 769-864

This month's articles include Autism spectrum disorder, Gender dysphoria, Body dysmorphic disorder and Chronic schizophrenia


Comorbidities and risk factors among patients with schizophrenia

Christopher Harrison, Janice Charles, Helena Britt

Management of mental ill health in people with autism spectrum disorder

Kitty-Rose Foley, Julian N Trollor

Gender dysphoria

Sean R Atkinson, Darren Russell

Body dysmorphic disorder in men

Andrea Phillipou, David Castle

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People with psychological disorders: Moving outside the comfort zone

Kate Thornton

Letters to the editor


Nailfold dermatoscopy in general practice

Darryn Rennie

Non-resolving eye injury

Jenny Xue Tian

Should naltrexone be the first-line medicine to treat alcohol dependence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations? An Australian perspective

Jonathan Brett, Rowena Ivers, Michael Doyle, Leanne Lawrence, Kate Conigrave

An uncommon cause for a unilateral pleural effusion: Rheumatoid pleuritis

Yogeesan Sivakumaran, Alice MacDonald Cottee, Soo Wei Foo


Female genital cosmetic surgery: Investigating the role of the general practitioner

Tristan Harding, Jenny Hayes, Magdalena Simonis, Meredith Temple-Smith

Patients want to know about the ‘cardiac blues’

Barbara M Murphy, Rosemary O Higgins, Alun C Jackson, John Edington, Anthony Jackson, Marian U Worcester

Alcohol enquiry by GPs – Understanding patients’ perspectives: A qualitative study

Chun Wah Michael Tam, Louis Leong, Nicholas Zwar, Charlotte Hespe

Fertility-awareness knowledge, attitudes and practices of women attending general practice

Kerry Hampton, Danielle Mazza


General practice ethics: Continuing medical education and the pharmaceutical industry

Yishai Mintzker, Annette Braunack-Mayer, Wendy Rogers

Vaccination and the law

Rachael Heath Jeffery

Towards an educational continuing professional development (EdCPD) curriculum for Australian general practice supervisors

Simon Morgan, Gerard Ingham, Susan M Wearne, Tony Saltis, Rosa Canalese, Lawrie McArthur

Food insecurity in Australia: Implications for general practitioners

Rebecca Lindberg, Mark Lawrence, Lisa Gold, Sharon Friel, Olivia Pegram

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