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Listed under:  Health  >  Diseases  >  Mental disorders  >  Anxiety disorder
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Young people and mental health: I've got what?

This clip shows young people talking about their experience of seeking help and receiving a diagnosis. They reflect on how they felt when a health care professional named the illness. The illnesses discussed in the clip include depression, post traumatic stress disorder, psychotic depression, drug-induced psychosis, bipolar ...

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Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister 2007-2010

This is a colour photograph of the Honourable Kevin Rudd, Australia's twenty-sixth Prime Minister. It shows him talking with Mrs Bess Carr at the launch of the Shell-shocked exhibition at the National Archives in 2008.

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Anzac Day and the unseen costs of war

Discover the unseen costs of war. Many people experience fear, anxiety, bereavement, shock and other forms of psychological trauma that do not end when they return home. Watch this clip as residents of Violet Town in Victoria reflect on the personal cost of war.

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The Dirtwater Dynasty, 1988: 'Let's try to put it all behind us'

This clip shows a scene in a large house at night as Christine Eastwick (Leverne McDonnell) and her father-in-law, Richard Eastwick (Hugo Weaving), are woken by screams from a bedroom and go to investigate. Christine goes in to find her husband Richie (Robert Menzies), recently returned from the Second World War, having ...

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Sleeping dragon

This is a video about how long-suppressed traumatic memories of war - the 'sleeping dragon' - resulted in post-traumatic stress disorder for Aboriginal Vietnam veteran Graham Atkinson in 2001, and describes his long journey to heal. Atkinson tells how he was conscripted in 1968, served as the only Aboriginal person in his ...

Teacher resource

Science Behind the Headlines: Holiday Blues

This is a unit of work about mental health, particularly depression, and how it is presented in the media. The unit includes a teacher resource with an introduction, curriculum links, two student tasks and links to resources, media articles and websites. The unit also includes videos ‘What is depression and anxiety?’; 'Do ...