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New Psychiatry Research Released

27 April 2012
New Psychiatry Research Released

The latest issue of Australasian Psychiatry has been released and contains a number of highly interesting articles pertaining to various aspects of the field. These include:

• Lessons from an investigation of seclusion at an older adolescent inpatient unit
• Improving mental health awareness among rural Aboriginal men: perspectives from Gippsland
• Comprehension and companionship in the emergency department as predictors of treatment adherence
• Mental health planning for children and youth: is it developmentally appropriate?
• Outcomes from a regular medication information programme for consumers with a mental illness

Abstracts of all articles in the April 2012 issue are available at:

Published by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Australasian Psychiatry is a peer-reviewed journal promoting lively and informed discussions about the art of psychiatry and issues at the forefront of psychiatry practice.

Please contact Valerie Lifook if you would like to receive full text of any of the articles.

About The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is the principal organisation representing the medical specialty of psychiatry in Australia and New Zealand and has responsibility for training, examining and awarding the qualification of Fellowship of the College to medical practitioners.

There are currently more than 3000 Fellows of the College who account for approximately 85 per cent of all practising psychiatrists in Australia and over 50 per cent of psychiatrists in New Zealand. Close to 1000 trainees are undertaking basic and advanced training to become psychiatrists in both countries. Further information can be found at the College’s website:

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