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Sleep disorders and mental illness: Insomnia, depression and anxiety
Natalie is a young architecture student struggling with insomnia, depression and anxiety. With exams approaching her parents are worried and suggest she see her GP. The panel discuss her care from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Natalie's story to be better equipped to:

  • be better able to dentify the role of different disciplines in contributing to the screening, diagnosis, assessment and treatment of sleep disorders and mental illness

  • explore tips and strategies for interdisciplinary collaboration in supporting people with sleep disorders and mental illness.

Panel List

  • Dr Stuart Armstrong (Health Psychologist, Victoria)
  • Dr Alex Bartle (General Practitioner, New Zealand)
  • Dr David Cunnington (Sleep Physician, Victoria)

  • ​Professor Shantha M W Rajaratnam (Deputy Head of the School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Victoria)


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