Standing for President-Elect of RANZCP 2021

Dear College Colleague, the election for President-Elect of our College began on Wednesday 24 February.  Voting finishes Friday 26 March 2021.  Please vote in this election.  I would like to let you know why I am standing for election to this position....

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): What is it, how to identify it, and what to do about it? The general public is aware that we are seeing the increase of dementia conditions. This creates anxiety, especially as one gets older. The fear is not unreasonable given that...

Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development I have become very concerned over recent times that medical college CPD programs are becoming more prescriptive and less flexible for their members. These programs ask doctors to spend a number of hours at the beginning of each year...

The ‘Antidote’ to Loss

The ‘Antidote’ to Loss, Guilt, Shame, Loneliness, Isolation and Resentment I am a physician specialising in mental illness – a psychiatrist. I have an interest in suicide prevention – see website drphilipmorris.com – the article on ‘Nine steps to halt suicide’. But...

Progress on anti-stigma activities in Australia

Advancement of anti-stigma activities in the Pacific Rim Region  Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists  18th International Congress Yangon Myanmar 26-28 October 2018  Progress on anti-stigma activities in Australia  Prof Philip Morris Bond University Gold Coast,...

In search of Alzheimer’s disease Holy Grail

In search of Alzheimer’s disease Holy Grail and finding an esteemed colleague In late March this year (2018) I attended the Advances in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Therapies An AAT-AD/PD Focus Meeting in Torino (Turin), Italy. This meeting provides the most up-to-date...