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Environmental Correlates of Mental Health Measures for Women in Western Australia

Fearnley, Emily; Magalhaes, Ricardo Soares; Speldewinde, Peter; Weinstein, Philip; Dobson, Annette

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A recent study in Western Australia identified area level associations between soil salinisation and hospital admissions for depression. Our study assessed the quantitative relationship between mental health measures at the individual level and location specific environmental measurements on salinity, as well as two other indicators of environmental degradation and change: land surface temperature and normalised difference vegetation index, a proxy for rainfall. Location-specific environmental...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103013
Source: EcoHealth
DOI: 10.1007/s10393-014-0966-3

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