• A new understanding of hoarding disorder

    Eric Van Buskirk     |      June 12, 2019

    Hoarding disorder is distressingly common, and was recently classified as a medical disorder by the World Health Organization, in a move hailed by both psychiatrists and hoarders themselves as “extremely significant.”

  • Policing on the front line of mental health emergencies

    Vernon White     |      April 24, 2019

    Police and mental health professionals must work together and ‘mind the gap’ when called to deal with people suffering mental health issues.

  • Could mental health apps lead to over-diagnosis?

    Open Forum     |      July 11, 2018

    There are tens of thousands of commercially available mental health apps on the market, many hugely popular. But how do these apps portray mental health and how does this suggest mental health problems should be managed?

  • The future of mental health

    Dr Peter Baldwin     |      February 27, 2018

    Depression is expected to become the largest single healthcare burden by 2030. The Black Dog Institute’s Dr Peter Baldwin looks at the role technology can play in the transformation of mental health.