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Examining geographic and household variation in mental Health in Australia

Butterworth, Peter; Rodgers, Bryan; Jorm, Anthony F


Objective: International research has failed to demonstrate area effects in the distribution of common mental disorders. In contrast, strong and robust household effects are evident, though relatively rarely examined. This study investigated household and area effects in the distribution of mental health scores using Australian data. Method: Analysis of data from the first wave of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey: a large representative survey of 13 969 Australian...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1614.2006.01827.x


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