keywords: Barry Gittins

  • AUSTRALIA

    Misdiagnosing Benjamin

    • Barry Gittins
    • 22 February 2010
    17 Comments

    The next edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders may merge Asperger's into the broader 'autism spectrum disorder'. The father of a misdiagnosed two-year-old boy reveals the emotional and social implications of mental illness pigeonholing.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Indigenous rugby player blazes away

    • Barry Gittins and B. F. Moloney
    • 28 April 2009

    He was flying up the guts .. hair and legs and arms ablaze .. Tacklers flew and flew again .. failing to disturb his crazed .. run of passion ... under Queensland skies.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The dead walk among the living

    • Barry Gittins
    • 20 November 2008

    There are no soothing words to truly quieten deep pain, but Fugitive Pieces shows redemption is a possibility, even in the face of undying memories.

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Barry Gittins

    • Barry Gittins

    Eureka Street columnist Barry Gittins is a communication and research consultant for the Salvation Army who has written for Inside History, Crosslight, The Transit Lounge, Changing Attitude Australia and The Rubicon.

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Jen Vuk

    • Barry Gittins and Jen Vuk
    2 Comments

    Eureka Street columnist Jen Vuk is a freelance writer and editor whose work has appeared in The Herald Sun, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Age and The Good Weekend.

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