All In The Mind

Fri, 19 Aug 2011 11:44:00 +1000

Hippocrates thought melancholia was caused by too much black bile, said ABC Radio National's Natasha Mitchell when she introduced her program, All In The Mind.

"Now some scientists describe the Black Dog as an inflammatory illness. Heart disease, oxidative stress and omega 3 are all part of the compelling story too, where body and mind reunite."

All In The Mind looked deeply into this matter, with a panel discussion that included Deakin University's Professor Michael Berk, who hold the Chair of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine.

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  • Some scientists now describe the Black Dog as an inflammatory illness. Heart disease, oxidative stress and omega 3 are all part of the compelling story too, where body and mind reunite.
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