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Volume 196, Issue 9 — 21 May, 2012

Editor's choice

Promoting youth mental health

Tania Janusic
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 545. 

Editorial

Internet pornography and adolescent health

Rebecca J Guy, George C Patton and John M Kaldor
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 546-547.

Does football cause brain damage?

Andrew H Kaye and Paul McCrory
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 547-549. 

Evolving psychiatric diagnosis and the DSM: hasten slowly

Paul B Fitzgerald
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 549-550.

In brief

From the CSIRO Preventative Health Flagship

Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 552.

News

Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 553.

Perspectives

When less can mean more

Ray N Moynihan
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 555.

Holding a stillborn baby: does the existing evidence help us provide guidance?

Kelly A Cunningham
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 558-560.

The need to tackle concussion in Australian football codes

Frederic Gilbert and Bradley J Partridge
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 561-563. 

Letters

Tertiary education institutions should not offer pseudoscientific medical courses

Jeffery D Hughes and Liesl A Blott
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 566.

“Anywhere to palliative care” — a fast-track pathway from the emergency department to palliative care

Sonia L Fullerton, David J Kenner and Maria T Tucker
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 566.

Clinical pathways and guidelines: a plea for professional independence

Paul M McGurgan
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 567.

A big-picture approach to big people

Garry J Egger
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 567.

Why exercise is an important component of risk reduction in obesity management

Rosemary A McGinnes and Judy A Lowthian
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 567-568.

Designing payments for GPs to improve the quality of diabetes care

Tim Fountaine, Jonathan E Shaw and Paul Z Zimmet
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 568.

Clinical focus

Mindfulness training: an adjunctive role in the management of chronic illness?

Kaveh Monshat and David J Castle
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 569-571. 

Sudden limb weakness

Bill O’Brien, Mark W Parsons and Craig S Anderson
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 572-577. 

Research

Hormone treatment of gender identity disorder in a cohort of children and adolescents

Jacqueline K Hewitt, Campbell Paul, Porpavai Kasiannan, Sonia R Grover, Louise K Newman and Garry L Warne
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 578-581. 

Splenectomy sequelae: an analysis of infectious outcomes among adults in Victoria

Claire Dendle, Vijaya Sundararajan, Tim Spelman, Damien Jolley and Ian Woolley
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 582-586. 

Splenectomy and sepsis

David F M Looke and Naomi J Runnegar
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 587. 

Sporotrichosis (Sporothrix schenckii infection) in the New South Wales mid-north coast, 2000–2010

Shobini Sivagnanam, Aiveen M Bannan, Sharon C-A Chen and Anna P Ralph
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 588-590. 

Ethics and law

Out of sight, out of mind: making involuntary community treatment visible in the mental health system

Edwina M Light, Ian H Kerridge, Christopher J Ryan and Michael D Robertson
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 591-593. 

Medical education

Simulation in clinical teaching and learning

Jennifer M Weller, Debra Nestel, Stuart D Marshall, Peter M Brooks and Jennifer J Conn
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 594. 

Reflections

Does it take too long to become a doctor?

Sophie McNamara
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 595-597.

Healed, or hungry? A personal perspective on the Gawler program

Tanya L Hall
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (9): 598-599.