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Medical and psychological problems faced by young Australian gap year travellers

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


Background: Gap year travellers can potentially be exposed to many infectious diseases and other travel-related health problems including injuries and psychological problems. Currently, there is little information on health and wellbeing of this particular group of travellers. Methods: Participants were recruited from an organization that specialized in organising international gap year placements. Gap year travellers were asked to complete a pre-departure survey on demographics, placement...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Travel Medicine
DOI: 10.1093/jtm/tax052
Access Rights: Open Access


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