Conditions We Treat

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Depression

Right now as many as 1 million people are suffering from depression… so it may be a little comforting to know you are not alone.

MediBrain offer a range of therapeutic programs to treat depression. Latest evidence based treatments provide for a suitable combination of therapies and training as the most successful ways to treat long term depression.

So much has been said and written about depression in the last 10 years that it is difficult to think of a different angle

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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia with around 2 million people suffering from panic attacks, fear, excessive worrying and obsessive thinking.

Conditions include generalized anxiety disorder, phobias, social phobias and panic disorders. Treatments vary widely according to the diagnosed condition.

Fear and anxiety are part of life. You may feel anxious before you take a test or walk down a dark street. This kind of anxiety is useful – it can make

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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PTSD is a complex disorder that affects many Australians who have been exposed to trauma. MediBrain is a centre of excellence for the successful PTSD treatment at Melbourne with specific expertise in the treatment military and emergency services personnel.

Treating military & emergency services PTSD requires a particular appreciation and understanding of field conditions and human sensitivity to prolonged exposure in extreme conditions to prepare the best possible treatment plan for individual patients.

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Chronic Pain

Pain affects all of us at some time, and most of us are afraid of it. Ask most people what they fear most about an illness and the answer is, invariably, being in pain.

The psychiatrists at our clinic believe that pain has physical and emotional components and the two are intricately interrelated. All too often a patient who is referred to a psychiatrist for pain management would become defensive believing that such referral indicates that they are not being taken seriously, that doctors think “it is all in my head”.

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is a chronic lifelong mood disorder characterized by extreme recurring mood swings or mood fluctuations.

Previously known as manic depression or manic depressive illness, the terms generally refer to extremes of mood from depression to what is known as being on a “high” or “hypomanic” or “manic” state. These mood symptoms are often associated with impaired ability to work and make decisions, sleep problems, alcohol and drug abuse, sexual promiscuity and bad decision making.

are often associated with impaired ability to work and make decisions, sleep problems, alcohol and drug abuse, sexual promiscuity and bad deci

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder is a pervasive mental health disorder which affects the way we think and feel about ourselves and is associated with chronic pattern of unstable mood and significant mood fluctuations, poor self image and often erratic behaviours.  Individuals with this disorder usually see themselves as ‘not good enough’ and this often causes them to become involved in abusive relationships because they feel that they do not deserve any better.  The unstable mood is often associated with substance abuse, unstable relationships, fractured employment, conflicts with family and friends, and generally unsatisfying frustrated life experience in which the individual feels that despite their best efforts they are constantly fighting against the tide.

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Attention Deficit Disorder

Adult ADHD is a common behavioral disorder affecting around 5% of adult Australians which is very often misdiagnosed and inappropriately treated.

Diagnosis is complex and requires dedicated specialization, however it is one of the most successfully treated mental health conditions once a proper diagnosis is reached and the correct combination of therapies applied.

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Sleeping Disorders

Our sleep specialists work with each patient to fully assess their symptoms, determine the underlying cause of any sleep disorder, develop a personalized treatment programme and provide follow up services that assist with therapy compliance and ensure our patients’ overall satisfaction.

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Women’s Mental Health

Our clinic provides state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders associated with the specific nature of female hormonal function through the life cycle.

This includes:

  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
  • Pregnancy-associated mood disturbance,
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