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Differences in Use of Government Subsidised Mental Health Services by Men and Women with Psychological Distress: A Study of 229,628 Australians Aged 45 Years and Over

Dolja-Gore, Xenia; Loxton, Deborah; D'Este, Catherine; Blyth, Fiona; Byles, Julie

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This study examined factors associated with use of government subsidised mental health services by 229,628 men and women from the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study. Logistical regression models assessed use of mental health services by gender and according to level of psychological distress. Approximately equal proportion of men and women had high psychological distress scores (approximately 7%) but only 7% of these men and 11% of these women used services. Use was associated with predisposing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/160394
Source: Community Mental Health Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10597-018-0262-8

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