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Impact of pre-departure preparation on the health and wellbeing of Australian gap year travellers

Furuya-Kanamori, Luis; Lau, Colleen; Banks, Sarah; Mills, Deborah J.


Background: Medical problems are prevalent among young travellers. A quasi-experimental study was conducted to investigate the impact of country-specific pre-departure preparation in the occurrence of medical and psychological problems among Australian gap year. Methods: Participants were recruited during two periods, 2013-14 and 2017-18 from an organisation that specialises in gap year placements. Based on results of our previous study of the 2013-14 cohort, improvements in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
DOI: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101682
Access Rights: Open Access


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