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Differences in mental health service use between urban and rural areas of Australia

Batterham, Philip; Kazan, Dominique; Banfield, Michelle; Brown, Kimberly


Objective: To examine differences in use of mental health services between residents of rural, regional, and metropolitan areas of Australia in a population-based sample of adults who meet clinical criteria for a mental disorder. Method: Participants in this study were drawn from the Assessing Mental Health survey, which included 2,374 participants who met criteria for one or more mental disorders or reported suicidal ideation in the past month. Rates of self-reported use of specific...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-12-23
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Psychologist
DOI: 10.1111/ap.12449
Access Rights: Open Access


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