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Antidepressant withdrawal symptoms affect around one in six people, a large study estimates, after taking into account the 鈥渘ocebo鈥 effect One in six people who stop taking antidepressants experience discontinuation …

With one in two pharmacists suffering from burnout and younger pharmacists at higher risk, peer support programs could help reduce stress and boost resilience, say researchers Community pharmacists are at …

It is normal for people to worry about their health now and again. But people who experience illness anxiety disorder get very worried that they are seriously ill or are …

Community pharmacists want to provide specialised mental health MedsChecks, but time and lack of staff pose barriers to delivery Community pharmacists want to provide specialised support to people living with …

An Australian burnout expert discusses how second victim syndrome affects pharmacists, and what they can do to manage it In Pharmacy Today, published by the American Pharmacists Association, Michael D. …

Work health and safety (WHS) regulations requiring businesses to manage psychosocial hazards have been in effect since 2022. A community pharmacist and an employment lawyer discuss implications for pharmacy What …

A new report has revealed high levels of psychological risk in health workplaces 鈥 and a pharmacy burnout expert says she hopes it opens up conversations and reduces stigma Safe …

Pharmacy consumers are quite good at spotting the signs of depression 鈥 but they鈥檙e not engaging with mental health campaigns, and are unaware of the role community pharmacists can play …

PSA calls for funding to support pharmacists to play a greater role in mental health care, by improving quality use of medicines (QUM)聽 Pharmacists have a vital role to play …

Many of the conditions that lead to death and morbidity in men have few or no symptoms, and therefore may not be diagnosed until it is too late. Men are …

Pharmacists and pharmacy staff at National Pharmacies are now able to receive mental health training As of Wednesday, October 25, the pharmacists can access the training through a state government-first …

A report has highlighted the overlap between mental health and overdose, including from prescription medicines The Penington Institute鈥檚 Dr Karen Gelb said that its recent Annual Overdose Report showed the …