Peer Reviewed Feature Articles
Psychiatry and psychology

Recognition and management of depression in men

Zac E. Seidler, Simon M. Rice

Men with depression may present with a different pattern of symptoms to women, and benefit from specific strategies to broaden their thinking about mental health, leverage their strengths and develop collaborative therapeutic relationships.

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Immunology and allergy

Updated anaphylaxis guidelines: a summary for primary care

Katie Frith, Preeti Joshi

Anaphylaxis is occurring more frequently in Australia, and the rate of fatal reactions is increasing. The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy has recently updated its guidelines for the acute management of anaphylaxis.

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Infectious diseases

Unboxing herpes zoster ophthalmicus and the recombinant shingles vaccine

Tia Mclaren, Erica Darian-smith, Minas T. Coroneo

Vaccination is an important strategy to protect patients from herpes zoster and its complications. A new shingles vaccine is available for individuals aged 50 years or older to prevent herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia.

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Women's health

A tailored approach to managing menopause

Elizabeth Farrell

A tailored approach to managing menopause, including symptom complex, history and the woman’s own preferences, is important to meeting individual needs.

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Clinical case review

Contraception choice dilemma. A woman with migraine with aura

Deborah Bateson, Kathleen McNamee, Emily Lathlean

Is the combined oral contraceptive pill an appropriate contraceptive method for a 43-year-old woman with new onset of migraine with aura? Her contraceptive options are discussed with reference to the UK Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (UKMEC), an evidence-based framework for considering contraindications to contraceptives.