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Mental health literacy as a function of remoteness of residence : an Australian national study

Griffiths, Kathleen M; Christensen, Helen; Jorm, Anthony F


BACKGROUND Although there have been many population studies of mental health literacy, little is known about the mental health literacy of people who reside in rural areas. This study sought to determine the impact of remoteness on public knowledge of depression and schizophrenia. METHODS The mental health literacy of residents of major cities, inner regional, and outer-remote (including outer regional, remote, and very remote) regions were compared using data from a 2003–04 Australian...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009-03-27
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-9-92


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