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Obstructive sleep apnea and depression
There are high rates of depression in people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in both community and clinical populations. A large community study reported a rate of 17% and reports for sleep clinic samples range between ...
Capabilities for supporting prevention and chronic condition self-management: a resource for educators of primary health care professionals
(Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, 2009)
The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, through the Australian Better Health Initiative (ABHI), determined that education and training of the existing and future health workforce was a key element in ...
Science, research and social change in Indigenous health - evolving ways of knowing
(CSIRO Publishing, 2009)
History tells us of the overwhelming destructive influence of exotic culture, politics and knowledge forms upon the worldview and well-being of Indigenous Australians. The power of dominant culture to oppress, control and ...
Ageing well, ageing productively - the essential contribution of Australia’s ageing population to the social and economic prosperity of the nation
(eContent Management, 2009)
This paper offers an alternative view of our ageing population, as well as highlighting some of the assets we have in our elderly populations, and providing suggestions as to an alternative view of the phenomenon of ...
Treatments for somnambulism in adults: assessing the evidence
Somnambulism, or sleepwalking, is a parasomnia of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep where movement behaviours usually confined to wakefulness are displayed during sleep. Generally, if sleepwalking is causing distress or ...
The importance of resilience to primary care practitioners: an interactive psycho-social model
(Australasian Medical Journal, 2009)
In this paper, it is argued that an understanding of the factors that make up resilience can enhance communication and concordance between practitioner and patient. A model is presented demonstrating that resilience is an ...