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Demographic and psychosocial predictors of major depression and generalised anxiety disorder in Australian university students

Farrer, Louise; Gulliver, Amelia; Bennett (previously Brittliffe), Kylie; Fassnacht, Daniel; Griffiths, Kathleen


Background Few studies have examined modifiable psychosocial risk factors for mental disorders among university students, and of these, none have employed measures that correspond to clinical diagnostic criteria. The aim of this study was to examine psychosocial and demographic risk factors for major depression and generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) in a sample of Australian university students. Methods An anonymous web-based survey was distributed to undergraduate and postgraduate...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1186/s12888-016-0961-z
Access Rights: Open Access


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