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The personality traits enabling male executives to reach high-powered positions are preventing many from dealing with depression, according to an Australian specialist. The median age of suicide in men is 44.5 years, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, with stress and unhelpful perceptions of masculinity...

One in five of us may feel depressed at some time in our lives. Depression can be a debilitating mood disorder that affects sufferers both emotionally and physically.  We all feel low or unhappy from time to time. Life has a habit of presenting us with...

South Pacific Private were delighted when we were approached recently by an ex-patient who wanted to share his story. In his own words, ‘sometimes the 'blokey' image and the 'toughen-up' attitude tend to stifle society's willingness to openly talk about mental health’. He hopes by telling...