OCD & Anxiety Week: Community Education Seminar, Anxiety & Adults (AFTERNOON SESSION)

Anxiety and Adults

Dr. Scott-Blair West; Treatment and Medications Update. Dr. Scott Blair-West, Medical Director of the Anxiety and Depression Programme at The Melbourne Clinic, will provide an overview of the latest updates and developments in treatment and medication options for anxiety.

Georgina Oliver; An Update on Inflammation and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) in OCD. Previous and more recent research studies highlight the presence of inflammation and oxidative stress in individuals with OCD. A pilot study at The University of Melbourne in 2015 explored the benefits of an amino-acid supplement known as N-acetylcysteine (NAC), which has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, in the treatment of OCD. Georgina Oliver, Research Assistant at University of Melbourne, will share these results with you and details of upcoming research with NAC for OCD, and other nutrient based compounds.  

A Personal Story; Daniel

Dr Jerome Sarris;Lifestyle Modification for Enhancing Mental Health. Dr Sarris, Senior Research Fellow at The University of Melbourne will discuss the impact of diet and nutrition on mental health, and provide tips on modifying your lifestyle to increase your mental wellness.

Rachael Kable;Meaningful Mindfulness. Rachael Kable, mindfulness mentor, blogger and host of The Mindful Kind podcast, will share her own journey with stress and mindfulness, as well as several simple, quick and meaningful mindfulness practices.

Event Properties

Event Date 13-Aug-2016 1:30 pm
Event End Date 13-Aug-2016 5:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price AUD25.00
Marriott Hotel
Exhibition St & Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
Marriott Hotel
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