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Psychological distress and community exclusion in Indigenous communities: a convergent parallel (mixed methods) study

Doyle, Kerrie


Indigenous people make up approximately 3% of the Australian population, but carry a heavy burden of mental ill-health. Almost 75% of Indigenous people have moderate to severe scores on the Kessler 10 measure of psychological distress. Robust research recognises racism as a risk factor for depression and social exclusion. However, there are significant within-community factors that add to the level of psychological distress. Using Bronfenbrenner’s ecological...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d69065280272


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