Anne E Sved Williams

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MJA Open ISSN: 0025-729X 16 April 2012 1 1 14-17 ©MJA Open 2012 MJA Open 2012 interaction with their infants, compared with parents without depression. Depressed mothers interact differently with their infants — they tend to express fewer emotions and show more sad affect than non-depressed mothers. In addition, they are more intrusive, less(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate outcomes and satisfaction with a consultation-liaison service to general practitioners (GPs), provided by a cohort of private and public psychiatrists. METHODS All SA psychiatrists were invited to participate in a project, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, which was operational for 9 months.(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore diagnoses, treatment methods, compliance and outcome in a cohort of medical practitioners and their families seen in a private practice setting to identify characteristics of this group. METHODS A systematic retrospective case-note review was conducted of all medical practitioners, their partners and children seen in a private(More)
BACKGROUND Six per cent of patients who present to primary care have borderline personality disorder (BPD). Mothers with full or partial features of BPD, often undiagnosed and perhaps previously functioning adequately enough on the surface, may rapidly be-come emotionally dysregulated by the normal needs of an infant. Family and maternal functioning can(More)
OBJECTIVES Australia has been at the forefront of appropriate early intervention. Prevention of mental illness in infants by early identification and intervention in the mental health of their mothers has stalled since the cessation of funding through the National Perinatal Depression Initiative (NPDI, 2009-2015). Whilst screening for maternal mental(More)
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