Dr David Burke

Dr David Burke

Dr Burke is senior staff specialist and head, old age psychiatry services, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, and conjoint senior lecturer, School of Psychiatry, University of NSW.

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Last year, for the first time, the DSM-5 published by the American Psychiatric Association included hoarding as a new,…
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Grief is the experience of deep sorrow following the death of a loved one. For older people, it is a very common…
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Prescribing in dementia can be in relation to cognition, depression, psychosis or behavioural disturbance. Dementia is an…
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Doctors are frequently faced with the need to obtain informed consent from their patients for health-related issues. …
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