assessment, treatment and research of memory and mood disorders

Medicare rebate for TMS
Medicare rebate for TMS treatment is now available for eligible patients from 1 November 2021. Appointments now available in East Melbourne, Brighton, Noble Park, Mount Eliza, Ballarat, and in Brisbane at Toowong and Bowen Hills.
New TMS clinic opens in Albury
TMS is now available at Gardens Medical Centre in Albury
New TMS clinic opens in Bowen Hills
TMS is now available at The Banyans Medical Centre and Specialist Clinics in Bowen Hills
Psychology resources expanded
Appointments available immediately.
New clinic opens in Ballarat
New clinic open at 11 Sturt Street, Ballarat. Psychiatrist and psychologist appointments now available. TMS treatment options available.
NeuroCentrix in Toowong (Qld)
NeuroCentrix is open at 10 Benson St, Toowong. Now accepting psychiatry and psychology referrals. TMS treatment options available. Novel depression treatment as part of a clinical trial coming soon.
TMS at Mt Eliza, Brighton, East Melbourne, Noble Park, and Ballarat clinics
Clinics in Mount Eliza, Brighton, East Melbourne, Noble Park, and Ballarat now offer TMS treatment.
New Praxis clinical trial
NeuroCentrix is now recruiting patients for a potential new treatment for depression at Noble Park.
New clinical trial for Alzheimer's
NeuroCentrix is recruiting patients with memory problems for clinical trials investigating potential new treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease.

Current Research on Depression

Current Research on Depression from around the World

There are more than 264 million people of all ages who suffer from depression, The World Health Organization (WHO) reports in its Depression Fact Sheet. According to the WHO, the mental disorder is a leading cause of disability around the world and a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease.

You’ll find on this page latest news about current research on depression.

RSS ScienceDaily
RSS National Institute of Mental Health
RSS Psychiatry Advisor
RSS Depression | The Guardian
  • ‘There are no words for the horror’: the story of my madness – podcast July 1, 2022
    Emmanuel Carrère was no stranger to depression, but it was late in life that a major episode got him hospitalised and diagnosed as bipolar. In some ways it made sense of his problems, but in the midst of it, everything was broken• In the UK and Ireland, Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123, or […]
  • S3 E7: Marian Keyes, author June 28, 2022
    Grace’s guest this week is the Irish novelist Marian Keyes. They discuss the joys of going feral when home alone, Marian’s childhood trips to stare at empty runways and how baking helped her through serious depression. And she reveals which comfort foods have seen her through it allNew episodes of Comfort Eating with Grace Dent […]
  • Brain damage claim leads to new row over electroshock therapy June 26, 2022
    Experts divided on effectiveness of ECT and concerned by overuse in women and the elderly It is one of the most dramatic techniques employed in modern psychiatry. An electric shock is administered to the brains of individuals who are suffering from depression.But electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is controversial among some psychologists and is now the focus […]
  • Dame Paula Rego obituary June 8, 2022
    Painter whose powerful images of women disrupted the male gazeThe artist Paula Rego, who has died aged 87, once said that she liked “to work on the edge”, and her many series of paintings and drawings, about the subjugation of women, abortion and the marriage market, cut across social perceptions of the role of women, […]
  • Let doctors use MDMA to treat veterans with PTSD and depression, former ADF boss says June 3, 2022
    Chris Barrie says he hopes common sense will prevail and the TGA will allow drug to be more readily used to treat patientsGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe former chief of the Australian defence force, Chris Barrie, is campaigning to remove barriers stymying doctors from using MDMA to treat veterans suffering […]