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Does living in remote Australia lessen the impact of hardship on psychological distress?

Butterworth, Peter; Kelly, Brian J; Handley, T E; Inder, Kerry J; Lewin, T J


AIMS Rural and remote regions tend to be characterised by poorer socioeconomic conditions than urban areas, yet findings regarding differences in mental health between rural and urban areas have been inconsistent. This suggests that other features of these areas may reduce the impact of hardship on mental health. Little research has explored the relationship of financial hardship or deprivation with mental health across geographical areas. METHODS Data were analysed from a large longitudinal...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences
DOI: 10.1017/S2045796017000117


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