Blog: The Brain Dialogues, filtered by tag: depression

28 Aug 2014

Suicide and Middle Aged Men

HEIDI DOUGLASS | Since the devastating death of respected American comedian Robin Williams nearly three weeks ago, the internet has been rife with speculation on the underlying factors behind this tragedy.  Respectfully, this conjecture should be left as a matter for his family and physicians, but what the rest of us can do to honour this remarkable personality who warmed the hearts of many generations is strive to increase awareness and understanding of clinical depression and its significant relationship to brain diseases and ageing.  In a recent interview with SBS… Read More