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Single Session Therapy, Practice Based Evidence, and Milk/Mylk

Prudence Dear explores the efficacy of single-session therapy in comparison to long-term therapy; Rainbow Doc discusses the application of practice-based evidence in treatment guidelines; Miss Diagnosis compares the health benefits of different types…


Seasonal Affective Disorder, and Pandemic Conspiracy Theories

Professor of Psychology Greg Murray sheds light on exactly what seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is; and Panel Beater and Dr Sharma discuss a recent journal article on the response to the pandemic. The…


Mental Health Month

Francesca Gonzales, musician and member of Cousin Tony's Brand New Firebird, discusses her podcast Anonymous Musicians and mental health in the music scene; Dr Katie Bourke, consultant psychiatrist and founder of Soul Socks…


Cancer, COVID, and Kids

Professor Jon Emery, an expert in cancer from the University of Melbourne, discusses the falling rates of cancer diagnosis during COVID; Associate Professor Natasha Smallwood, a consultant respiratory physician at the Royal Melbourne…


R U OK? Day, Counterfactual Thinking, and Walking Mindfully

Dr Glen Hosking, Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer at Victoria University, discusses R U OK? Day and how to support people who are struggling with mental health; Miss Diagnosis canvasses counterfactual thinking and what…


COVID Isolation Hoods and Electronic Skin

Dr Forbes McGain, an anaesthetist and intensive care physician at Western Health, and Professor Jason Monty, a researcher in fluid mechanics at the University of Melbourne, talks about the world-first development of a…


Online Therapy, Mindfulness, and Tonsillitis

Prudence Dear compares the effectiveness of online therapy compared to face-to-face sessions; Rainbow Doc conducts a live mindfulness meditation session; Ms Diagnosis gives an update from the COVID-19 frontline; and the team discuss…


Social Workers, Mental Health, and PPE

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) National President Christine Craik discusses changes to the Medicare mental health plan rebate, and explains the work of social workers during the pandemic; and Associate Professor…


Caring for Elders During a Pandemic

Geriatrician Dr Olivia Gobbo discusses the challenges of aged care during the pandemic; performer and writer Jean Kittson, talks about her book We Need to Talk About Mum & Dad: A Practical Guide


Dr. Michael Mosley, and the Surprising Benefits of Isolation

British doctor, television presenter, health journalist and author Dr. Michael Mosley discusses his new book Covid-19: What you need to know about the Coronavirus and the Race for the Vaccine; Dr Patient…

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