Treating post traumatic stress disorder in military veterans and first responders is complex, uncertain work. What part does memory play? Does it help to relive the trauma? Join clinical psychologists from UTS who evaluate programs used by clinicians at St John of God Hospital, on the outskirts of Sydney.
Associate Professor David Berle, specialising in PTSD in the discipline of clinical psychology in the Graduate School of Health at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)
Dominic Hilbrink, senior clinician at St John of God Hospital, Richmond
Warwick Slarke: former NSW police officer
Darkened Treeline published by Blue Dot Sessions
Odyssey NSW has provided care to people struggling with addiction for over 40 years. Now, for the first time, the impact of its well-known residential rehabilitation program has been confirmed by independent research.
The findings of the study by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) are helping the not-for-profit organisation make its case for funding to donors and governments, while also supporting the case for new treatment options.
‘They hold you accountable and you find your values. I love waking up every day feeling fresh and happy. My son is so proud of me.’
Death and dying is sometimes seen as the Cinderella in the medical world.
When it comes to palliative care, there is no cure. But there is the challenge of helping people die well. It’s about living well more than dying.
Most research for existing drugs and interventions overlook their uses for people experiencing the end of their lives.
In this moving episode, we explore what we mean by ‘a good death’ and what researchers are doing to transform the experience for those in palliative care.