How can I raise awareness of bullying prevention in our school?
Some approaches taken to raise awareness include social media campaigns, morning or assembly announcements, posters and student surveys.
How common is bipolar disorder?
Bipolar disorder is a relatively common condition. In Australia, it is thought that around 1% of the population are thought to be affected at some point in their lives.
Is borderline personality disorder (BPD) serious?
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental health condition that causes symptoms and behaviors that can be very distressing for people with the condition and their partners, family and …
Will post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) clear on its own?
In about half of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sufferers, the condition will go away within three months. For some, PTSD will be a long-term condition.
What are compulsions?
Compulsions are behaviors that are carried out according to specific rules. Compulsions are common in people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). A person with OCD may feel an intense need to car…
How do I respond to a bully in the workplace?
If you are being bullied in the workplace, you can politely ask them to stop their bullying behavior, or if it continues, or is serious, lodge a formal complaint and start an investigation into their …
How is borderline personality disorder (BPD) treated?
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be treated by a combination of approaches including psychological therapy, community support and education. There are currently no medications recommended for…
What can be done at home to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?
A supportive, safe social environment is important for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
What increases the chances of developing paranoid personality disorder?
Having a family history of personality disorder, or experiencing trauma during childhood, increases a persona's chances of developing paranoid personality disorder.
What causes borderline personality disorder (BPD)?
It is not entirely clear what causes someone to develop borderline personality disorder (BPD). It is known that people with close family members who have BPD are at greater risk and that trauma in ear…
What factors can trigger antisocial personality disorder?
It is thought to be more common in children: • With a family history of mental disorders; • Who are exposed to physical, sexual or emotional abuse; • Whose parents go through a traumatic separ…