Friday, January 01, 2010

Depression in older adults and their carers

Introducing the sixth annual Black Dog Institute writing competition for 2009/2010.

Open to Australian and New Zealand residents, this year's theme focuses on late onset depression, that is depression that occurs for the first time late in life, after sixty years of age. Also of interest are the experiences of carers of older people. First prize receives $2000, second $1500, third $500.

Interested? You need to act fast as entries must be received by the 15th January 2010. App;ication form and conditions can be found here.

You can read winning and short-listed entries from the previous five years by following the links below:

Tackling Mood Disorders in the Workplace (2008/2009)

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