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Submission to the NSW Department of Communities and Justice and the NSW Ministry of Health regarding Banning LGBTQ+ Conversion Practices: Consultation Paper dated 31st July 2023
Conversion practices legislation has become a critical point of discussion in recent years, with governments
seeking to protect individuals from harmful attempts to change or suppress their sexual orientation or gender
Preliminary Views on the Provision of Psychedelic Assisted Therapy: National Association of Practising Psychiatrists
The National Association of Practising Psychiatrists (NAPP) has formulated preliminary views on the implementation of psychedelic assisted therapy as a potential treatment for conditions such as PTSD and treatment-resistant depression with psilocybin and MDMA. These views aim …
Australian doctors warned to use caution when prescribing puberty blockers due to ‘serious side effects’
Australian doctors have been warned to take caution in their approach to puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones for children and adolescents as clinical trials evolve.
Speaking to Sky News Australia, Dr Philip Morris, President of the National Association of Practising Psychiatrists, said that the drugs were proven to have “serious side effects.”
The treatment of gender dysphoria in children and adolescents is a highly controversial topic within the medical community. Gender dysphoria is a condition where an individual experiences significant distress due to a mismatch between their gender identity and their biological sex.
Dear Colleague This Newsletter provides you with information about what has been happening at NAPP over the pastsix months since our last Newsletter in 2022. NAPP has been quite active during this time and I outlinethe issues...
The Australian Psychosis Conference is being held from the 10th of September to the 13th of September at the Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach. Located near the beach in Sydney, the Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach is one of the best hotels for exploring all that the seaside...
rTMS training provides theoretical and practical instruction on the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in psychiatry.
The National Association of Practising Psychiatrists (NAPP) welcomes the Government’s announcement of restoring the 50% fee loading to bulk billed Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) psychiatry services delivered by video telehealth to rural and regional Australians. But...
Dear Psychiatrist Colleagues, Here is an update of the work that the National Association of Practising Psychiatrists (NAPP) has been involved with this year on our behalf. Contents InToughTimesText.org. New approach to assisting members of the public help...
With so many questions about Gender Dysphoria and affirmative treatment approach, Paul Turton explores the issue with Dr Philip Morris president of the National Association of Practicing Psychiatrists.