David Willshire's Forensic Psychology, Psychiatry & Cycling Links




Allan Pinches Homepage: Mental Health and our Community

Allan is a writer specialising in community affairs. He is currently working as a Consumer Consultant in Melbourne, Australia, and his page contains articles relating to this project and other writings on mental health issues

Anxiety Network International Home Page

The Anxiety Network provides information on the three largest anxiety disorders: social anxiety, panic/agoraphobia, and generalized anxiety

Anxiety Treatment Australia

Anxiety Treatment Australia provides information about anxiety disorders, the treatment options, psychologists around Australia who treat anxiety disorders, group therapy & workshops, support groups, articles, resources and links to other sites.

Arbours Crisis Centre

"The Arbours Crisis Centre provides intensive personal psychotherapeutic care and accommodation for individuals and families in severe emotional distress. The web-site provides detailed information about the Centre for people seeking help for themselves or others, and for professionals, as well as information about other Arbours services and available publications. "

Behavioral Healthcare & Telehealth Resources on the Web

This site, by Myron Pulier, MD, provides professional behavioural health resources

BPD Central

This site describes itself as "a collection of resources for people who care about someone with Borderline Personality Disorder"

BPD World

This site describes itself as being committed to raising awareness & reducing stigma of mental health problems, with a focus on BPD. The site provides information, advice & support.

Bipolar Disorder Sanctuary

The site contains information about bipolar disorder (manic depression) information. Ask the Dr., articles, newsletter, bipolars speak out, chat (BPs & families), stories, bulletin boards, clinician's forum, resources and more

Borderline Personality Disorder Sanctuary

This extensive site contains information about borderline personality disorder, ask the Dr., ask the Therapist, professional articles, newsletter, chats (BPD & family), bulletin boards, family section, suicide intervention, ICQ lists, clinician's forum, resources, toll free help numbers, free medication information and more.

CAMH: Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (Toronto, Canada)

"The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is a public hospital providing direct patient care for people with mental health and addiction problems. CAMH is also a research facility, an education and training institute and a community based organization providing health promotion and prevention services across the province of Ontario, Canada"

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

"The Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, located in Boston, Massachusetts, ... is a Research, Training, and Service organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons who have psychiatric disabilities by improving the effectiveness of people, programs, and service systems."

David Smail's website - Social Power & Psychological Distress

David Smail argues: "Hardly any of the 'symptoms' of psychological distress may correctly be seen as medical matters. The so-called 'neuroses', 'psychoses' and related forms of suffering are nothing to do with faulty biology; nor indeed are they the outcome of individual moral weakness or other personal failing. They are the creation of the social world in which we live, and that world is structured by power."

depressioNet - Services for depression

"Our free online Counselling, Peer Support & Working Well service is to assist people with the management of their depression, stress and anxiety enabling them to improve their mental health and overall day to day functioning."

DrugNet - Professional Drug Management for Clinicians & Educators

DrugNet has been designed to support professionals working with drug users including non-drug specialists. It contains information, Power Point presentations, Discussion Board, news, feedback and search function.


DrugWatch.com is a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. DrugWatch.com includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers.

DSM-IV-TR: numerical listing of codes & diagnoses

This listing is provided by BehaveNet

Dual Diagnosis Website

Dual Diagnosis refers to co-occurring Mental Illness, Drug Addiction and/or Alcoholism in various combinations. The site is designed to provide information and resources for service providers, consumers, and family members who are seeking assistance and/or education in this field.

Early Psychosis Prevention & Intervention Centre

The Centre is an integrated and comprehensive psychiatric service aimed at addressing the needs of older adolescents and young adults with emerging psychotic disorders in the western metropolitan region of Melbourne, Australia.

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center

The Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, and provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders.  It was created to be able to provide prompt information to individuals needing assistance in finding eating disorder treatment in their area., and provides referrals to eating disorder practitioners, treatment facilities, and support groups. Referrals to eating disorder specialists are offered at no charge.  In addition, it offers general information to the public about the treatment and prevention of eating disorders and hopes to promote social attitudes that enhance a healthy body image and self-esteem.

Eating Disorders

This website is dedicated to raising awareness and providing information on eating disorders.  It includes definitions, signs and symptoms, getting help, relapse warning signs, approaching a loved one, and more.

eMedicine: Psychiatry Articles (diagnosis, treatment, prognosis & follow-up)

"eMedicine features up-to-date, searchable, peer-reviewed medical journals, online physician reference textbooks, and a full-text article database in 62 medical specialties. This largest and most current Internet medical library and clinical knowledge base is available to physicians, medical students, nurses, and other health professionals free of charge."

Emory MedWeb Community

This site is a catalogue of biomedical and health related web sites maintained by the staff of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library at Emory University.

Dr Marc Feldman's Munchausen Syndrome, Malingering, Factitious Disorder, & Munchausen by Proxy Page

This site covers malingering, factitious disorders, Munchausen syndrome, and Munchausen syndrome by proxy - problems in which people feign or induce illness in themselves or others

Help for Depression: Approaches & Treatments for Depression
helpfordepression.com asserts that a combination of therapies is most often the best approach to treating depression. Its aim is "to provide a comprehensive (or as comprehensive as possible) explanation of the various approaches and treatments for depression as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones."

Hardin MD - Mental Disorders & Psychiatry

This site, from the University of Iowa, presents the *best* lists of Internet sources in psychiatry, mental health, and psychotherapy.

International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation

The Society is a non-profit professional association organized for the purposes of: information sharing and international networking of clinicians and researchers; providing professional and public education; promoting research and theory about dissociation; and promoting research and training in the identification, treatment, and prevention of dissociative disorders. 

Internet Mental Health

The Internet Mental Health site describes itself as a free encyclopedia of mental health information. This comprehensive site contains information on mental disorders, treatments and research, psychiatric medications, and diagnosis as well as a magazine and internet links.

Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Re-Visited

This is a site about Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Homepage

"Features medical journal articles, Free CME, MEDLINE, case reports, medical news, major conference coverage, and comprehensive drug information."

Mental Disorders

An extensive set of links on behavioural and mental disorders from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden

Mental Health America

"Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives. With our more than 320 affiliates nationwide, we represent a growing movement of Americans who promote mental wellness for the health and well-being of the nation - everyday and in times of crisis.."

Mental Health Disorders in Children & Adults

Information on Mental health Disorders, provided by Healthline.com

Mental Health Foundation

This is the site of the Mental Health Foundation, a UK organisation, and contains information about mental health issues and the work of the Foundation

Mental Health Matters

Contains mental health information and resources for consumers, professionals, students & supporters.

Mental Health Medications

This site, from Internet Mental Health, provides information on the various psychiatric drugs.

Mental Health & Psychiatry Internet Resources

This page is being developed by the Research Librarian for Mental Health at the University of Adelaide, Maureen Bell. Its purpose is to provide some links to sites on the Internet which may be useful to those practising or studying in this field.

Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria (Australia)

The homepage of the Mental Health Research Institute, whose mission is to further knowledge in mental health, behaviour and neuroscience.

Mental Health - refdesk.com

This site, a subsection of refdesk.com, contains scores of mental health and related links

Mental Health Resource Library

Mental Health links organised by subject, by Leonard Holmes, PhD.

Mental Health Sanctuary

This excellent site, by Patty Pheil, MSW, is an online resource for consumers, families and professionals in mental health. It provides information on various psychiatric disorders, articles, links, bulletin boards and on suicide, and also a free newsletter. 

Mental Help Net

"The largest, most comprehensive guide to mental health online, featuring over 8,000 individual resources. Our friendly & fun site covers topics in self-help, psychology, psychiatry and social work."


Mind (formerly Richmond Fellowship Victoria and South Australia) is one of Australia's largest non-government providers of mental health services to people living in the community and seeking to rebuild their lives. In addition to supporting the recovery of people with a mental illness we also assist people to break the cycle of homelessness and find safe and secure accommodation.

The Motivational Interviewing Page

This web site is intended to provide resources for those seeking information on Motivational Interviewing, which was developed by Bill Miller, Ph.D., and Steve Rollnick, Ph.D.  It includes general information about the approach, as well as links, training resources, and information on reprints and the latest research. The discussion board can be used to discuss Motivational Interviewing with other interested visitors.

Multicultural Mental Health Australia

Multicultural Mental Health Australia (MMHA) provides national leadership in mental health and suicide prevention for Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds

MMHA links a wide range of state and territory mental health specialists and services, advocacy groups and tertiary institutions to promote the mental health and well being of Australia's diverse communities.

NOAH (New York Online Access to Health): Mental Health

Comprehensive menu of consumer health information on mental health problems, medications, care and treatment, dealing with problems, information resources, children and teens and mental health.

Overcoming Shyness & Social Anxiety

This site contains free articles on Social Anxiety Disorder/Social Phobia and Shyness, and excerpts of the novel "The Saga of a Shy Fellow", by a psychiatrist, Ruy Miranda.

Psychiatric Drug Facts with Dr Peter Breggin

This site, set up by Peter Breggin, MD, "psychiatrist, author and medical expert provides up to date information on psychiatric drugs, adverse drug effects, and recent criminal, malpractice, and product liability cases.".

Personality Disorders @ Suite101

Research, therapy options and forums on Narcissistic, Schizoid, Borderline, Histrionic, Avoidant, Antisocial, Obsessive-Compulsive, Paranoid, and Dependent disorders.

Psych Central - by Dr. John Grohol

This site is cited as being the oldest annotated directory of mental health resources for professionals and consumers on the Internet. Every resource contained within it has been personally reviewed by Dr. Grohol.

Psychology Topics: Mental Illness

Links to various sites on mental illnesses

Psychiatry and psychology

HAMR Link Directory - psychiatry and psychology

Psychiatry On-Line - International Forum for Psychiatry Key Information

The International Forum for Psychiatry - a peer reviewed, independent psychiatry journal for psychiatrists and mental health professionals


"Provides up-to-date information on developments in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, and related areas of mental health. Resources, links, and a free newsletter!"

Robert Hare's Page for the Study of Psychopaths, "Sociopaths", Violent Offenders, Serial Killers

The Website of the Hare Lab at the University of British Columbia

RxList - The Internet Drug Index

You can search the RxList Drug Name database to find information side effects, interactions, warnings, dosage, ID codes, NDC data & patient leaflets. 

RXmed: The Website for Family Physicians & You

Comprehensive medication and illness information, including patient handouts

Schizophrenia without Antipsychotic Drugs

"Prominent psychiatrist Mosher argues for treatment of schizophrenia without antipsychotics. Describes Soteria Project. Criticizes overuse of Psychiatric Drugs"

The Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice

"The Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice (SRMHP) is the only peer-reviewed journal devoted exclusively to distinguishing scientifically-supported claims from scientifically-unsupported claims in clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, and allied disciplines. The Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice applies the best tools of science and reason to objectively evaluate novel, controversial, and untested mental health claims. Our purview includes claims regarding the efficacy of psychotherapies and self-enhancement methods, the validity of assessment instruments, and the scientific evidence for psychiatric diagnoses. We will reject no claims out of hand or prior to scientific scrutiny, although we will subject all claims to careful investigation and analysis."

Shake Your Shyness

A website dedicated to helping people overcome shyness through education--providing information on the origins of shyness, tips for overcoming shyness, recommended readings and an annotated listing of relevant websites and treatment resources for children and adults.

ShrinkTank Web Site

This site "focuses on psychology shareware download files both program and text, links to excellent psychology and psychiatry sites, mental health resources, therapeutic software, psychinfo and medline search engines, plus a host of shareware software sites throughout the internet that focus on psychology and self-improvement."

Shyness & Social Anxiety Treatment Australia

Shyness & Social Anxiety Treatment Australia provides information about: social anxiety, the treatment options, psychologists around Australia who treat social anxiety, group therapy & workshops, support groups, articles, resources and links to other sites.


"Everything you wanted to know about sleep disorders but were too tired to ask." The site aims to link all the sleep information located on the internet.

The Thomas S. Szasz Cybercenter for Liberty and Responsibility

The purpose of this site is "to advance the debate about Thomas S. Szasz's basic ideas and their practical implications".

Yahoo! - Health > Medicine > Psychiatry

Psychiatry links from Yahoo!






David Willshire

November 2011