31 Aug 2014

Media mentions

27/08/2014 Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, Director, MAPrc, commented on a study that found a link between women who use antidepressants during pregnancy and children who develop ADHD.  She said that the study has found a correlation not a causation, and antidepressants are already prescribed lightly in pregnant women. She also mentioned that more research is needed and it would be unwise for pregnant women to stop taking antidepressants. 666 ABC Canberra

27/08/2014 The Honourable Quentin Bryce AD CVO mentioned Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, Director, MAPrc at the 2014 Richard Larkins Oration.  Ms Bryce said that she was exhilarated by her discussions with Jayashri and her colleagues about their mental health research.  http://monash.edu/news/show/2014-richard-larkins-oration

 

29/08/2014 Dr Dashiell Gantner, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, commented on studies on the death of patients who were moved out of ICU, after hours.  He said, ‘‘Resources are one piece of the puzzle; it would be ideal if going into the night we had an extra bed to admit the unexpected patient without having to discharge another.’'
North West Star