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Criminalising Disability

People with disabilities, particularly cognitive or psychosocial disability, represent 18% of Australia’s overall population but account for half of the total prison population. Inside prison, this group are at serious risk of abuse. Supporting diversion of people with disability away from the criminal justice system and into community support will break the cycle, researchers say. […]

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New treatment for hoarding to take a consumer driven approach

Saskia Mabin Psychologists in Sydney are developing new ways to treat hoarding disorder based on a unique, consumer-driven approach. After a 3-year pilot program, senior clinical psychologist and coordinator of Nepean Anxiety Disorders clinic, Denise Milicevic, has set out to create stronger and more well rounded treatment for hoarding disorder. “With lots of these programs […]