mental health

I have OCD: what should I do?

What do you do if you think you have OCD? Well, the first thing is OCD has some typical symptoms,

What if my child sees something graphic on the internet?

The internet is full of unpleasant images and social media increasingly, unfortunately, makes available to our kids’ things they really

How do I talk to someone I think is depressed?

Talking to someone who is depressed, particularly if you’re a friend or family member, is a very important and in

Gaslighting in relationships

Gaslighting: What is it? Dr Matthew Cullen, Psychiatrist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Often, I get asked what is gaslighting? Gaslighting

What is a sociopath?

Dr Matthew Cullen, Psychiatrist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Sociopaths, psychopaths, people with an antisocial personality disorder, often they’re used interchangeably

What are tricyclic antidepressants?

What are tricyclic antidepressants? Tricyclic antidepressants are a type of medicine that’s been around for over 50 years to treat

Side effects of antidepressants

Do the benefits outweigh the side effects? As a general rule, all medicines cause side effects, and like with any

The impact of childhood trauma

Dr Matthew Cullen, Psychiatrist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Children who are exposed to long-term mental abuse, typically via neglect, sexual

What is an addictive personality? A brief video.

What exactly is addictive personality disorder? The concept of addictive personality is something that is talked about, bandied around, used

Common types of personality disorders

Personality Disorders: What are they? Dr Matthew Cullen, Psychiatrist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney There are around a dozen different types

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