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Increased risk of bone fractures for those with psychiatric disorders.

Geelong study challenges

Debate over international definitions for diagnosing osteoporosis.

A New Approach to Bipolar Depression

Do you have bipolar disorder and are looking for something more than your usual treatment?

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IMPACT Strategic Research Centre (Barwon Health)
Deakin University
School of Medicine
PO Box 281
Geelong Victoria 3220

IMPACT - Innovation in Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Treatment

Kitchener House
Our mission is to contribute to the understanding of the aetiology and impact of psychiatric, musculoskeletal, metabolic and other disorders, and to the development of novel therapies and preventative interventions.

This multi-disciplinary SRC integrates clinical, epidemiological and basic research with a strong translational focus.

We foster collaborative research nationally and internationally and are committed to mentorship, sustainability and capacity generation.

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

22nd January 2014