North Queensland

Resources and Publications


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Email Distribution List

The North Queensland Branch contacts it's members through the email distribution list with professional development activities and professional resources. It is up to individual members to ensure that National Office has your correct email address.  Please note, this can not be updated through the branch.  If you have information of interest to members, please forward to the Committee for consideration.  Please note, material is only distributed to members through the branch if it is considered relevant to the group.  Information is distributed at the discretion of the committee and not all information submitted may be distributed.

Postal Address:

PO Box 112
James Cook University
Townsville QLD 4810

 


Useful Links

  • Studying Psychology in North Queensland
    The following link will lead you to the Psychology programs offered by James Cook University in Townsville and Cairns
    www.jcu.edu.au/courses/
  • Frank McDonald's website
    Frank McDonald is a Consultation-Liaison Psychologist at the Townsville Hospital, Queensland, Australia. Frank has developed a fantastic web site which is a collection of psychological articles, links and images. Frank‚Äôs generosity in sharing his developed materials is greatly appreciated by psychologists, students and clients far and wide!For the link to Frank's site please contact Frank at: fmcdonald@bigpond.com.au
  • Antidepressant Web
    Full-text of a paper by Charles Medawar made available by the publishing organisation Social Audit, part of the charity Public Interest Research Centre Ltd. The paper discusses how medicines are used to treat depression and what can be learned from this about the conduct of the main providers of 'healthcare' - doctors, pharmaceutical companies, and government regulators.
    www.socialaudit.org.uk/1.4.html
  • Resources for health professionals
    Part of resources of the Macmillan Cancer Relief organisation, providing health professionals and others with lists of information materials. These materials are usually free and sometimes available to download from the Web site, and include practical guides, CD-ROMs, booklets and directories.
    www.professionalresources.org.uk/macmillan/
  • Psychwatch online journals
    An alphabetical listing of links to psychology, psychiatry and mental health journals that are accessible online, which offer either full-text access, abstracts or just information. Psychwatch offers current information and links to Internet-based resources for psychologists, psychiatrists, other mental health practitioners and students.
    www.psychwatch.com/journalpage2.htm
  • Online pregnancy book
    This is an online version of 'The Pregnancy Book', published by Health Promotion England. It aims to provide women with information to help them plan what they will do and how they will cope throughout the pregnancy. Topics covered include: health in pregnancy; conception; development of the baby; deciding where to have the baby; feelings and relationships; information for men; antenatal care and antenatal classes; feeding options; problems; what is needed for the baby; labour and birth; when pregnancy goes wrong; babies who need special care; the first few days and weeks-looking after yourself and the baby; rights and benefits; thinking about the next baby; an 'at a glance' guide to pregnancy; and links to other useful resources.
    www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/
    PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_074920
  • Disability in Sport
    A program which aims to centralize information resources, and engage in research, advocacy, and education activities related to athletes with a disability in sport. The Web site contains a set of useful links to other organisations involved with disability sport and details of research that the DSI has undertaken. [Center for the Study of Sport in Society, Northeastern University, Boston]
    www.sportinsociety.org/vpd/dis.php
  • Drug Abuse and Addiction InfoFacts
    Fact sheets on the health effects of Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Products; Club Drugs; Crack and Cocaine; MDMA (Ecstasy); Heroin; Inhalants; LSD; Marijuana; Methamphetamine; Pain Medications and Other Prescription Drugs; PCP; Methylphenidate (Ritalin); Rohypnol and GHB; Steroids (anabolic) produced by the US National Institute on Drug Abuse. Each fact sheet cover such topics as, health hazards, tolerance, addiction, withdrawal, and available treatment.
    www.nida.nih.gov/Infofax/Infofaxindex.html
  • Eating disorders: information pack for general practitioners

    Document (66 pages) from the Queensland Eating Disorders Association about eating disorders aimed at general practitioners. Coverage includes: what eating disorders are, morbidity and mortality rates for eating disorders, causes of eating disorders, diagnosis, assessment, management, and referral. Appendices and references are included.
    www.eda.org.au/health.html