In the Media
Friday 5 July 2013
Good news for Borderline Personality Disorder sufferers
People suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) have a far better prognosis than ever before thanks to the development of effective new methods of treatment, a University of Wollongong psychology professor told a conference at UOW today (5 July).
Thursday 4 July 2013
Personality disorders strategies under the microscope
The Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, University of Wollongong (UOW) Clinical Psychology program and NSW Health are conducting a one-day conference on the treatment of personality disorders at UOW tomorrow (Friday 5 July).
Thursday 17 January 2013
Personality disorder workshop - staying connected when emotions run high
Do you support someone who has relationship difficulties? Displays impulsive and destructive behaviour? Demonstrates changing emotions and strong, overwhelming feelings? If you have answered yes, an upcoming series of workshops may be beneficial to you.
Monday 12 November 2012
Leading personality disorders expert addresses conference
Organisers of the 6th Annual Treatment of Personality Disorders Conference held on 9-10 November at the University of Wollongong say the theme of "Guidelines-based practice" highlighted the importance of the international development of clinical guidelines for the treatment of personality disorders.
Thursday 8 November 2012
Leading personality disorders expert to address conference
The Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, Wollongong University Clinical Psychology program, and NSW Health (Illawarra-Shoalhaven Local Health District and South East Sydney Local Health District) are tomorrow (Friday 9 November) conducting a conference on the treatment of personality disorder.
Tuesday 2 October 2012
Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Day
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness Day will be held on Friday 5 October marked by a special event at St George Hospital, Kogarah.
Wednesday 21 December 2011
Project Air has wings
Hundreds of regional hospital staff in the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Sutherland have a much better understanding of personality disorders – and how to treat them – thanks to the Project Air Strategy, an innovative treatment program based at IHMRI that recently celebrated its first anniversary.
Friday 4 November 2011
Conference addresses personality disorder treatment
NSW Chief Psychiatrist Associate Professor John Allan is among a group of experts attending the 5th annual conference on the treatment of Personality Disorders, being held at the University of Wollongong today.
Thursday 6 October 2011
Campus campaign clears the air on Borderline Personality Disorder
An event marking the national awareness day for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) has been hosted at the University of Wollongong this week.
Thursday 29 September 2011
Wednesday October 5 marks Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness Day
A team of carers, mental health workers and researchers will host an awareness event, with information on mental health issues and a free barbeque with activities and prizes, at lunchtime on the Duck Pond Lawn of the University of Wollongong.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Unity is key to psychological treatment
The importance of professional and community groups working together to treat personality disorders was raised at a conference held at the University of Wollongong last week.
Friday 5 November 2010
Collaborative conference on treatment of personality disorder
The Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) has been conducting a one-day conference at the University of Wollongong today on the treatment of personality disorders.
Thursday 4 November 2010
UOW venue for 4th annual conference on treatment of personality disorder
The Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) is conducting a one-day conference at the University of Wollongong on the treatment of personality disorders.
Friday 21 May 2010
IHMRI wins tender to run State's first personality disorders service
The Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) has won a $2.5 million three-year tender to operate the State’s first specialist service for people with a personality disorder.
Friday 13 November 2009
Leaders in youth mental health address UOW conference
Leaders in the field of adolescent youth mental health took part in the 3rd annual conference on the “Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder” at the University of Wollongong on 13 November.
Friday 31 October 2008
Conference builds links for better mental health treatment
A conference was held at the University of Wollongong’s Northfields Clinic on Friday (October 31) to promote links between public and private health providers in order to better treat the psychiatric disorder Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).
Friday 28 September 2007
UOW hosts conference exploring borderline personality disorder
Over 70 psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health nurses and social workers attended a conference at the University of Wollongong last week (Friday 28 September) that explored the treatment of borderline personality disorder (BPD).
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