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Examining welfare receipt and mental disorders after a decade of reform and prosperity: analysis of the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Butterworth, Peter; Burgess, Philip M.; Whiteford, Harvey


Objectives: To estimate the prevalence of mental disorders among Australian income support recipients in 2007, and to evaluate whether this has changed over the past 10 years. Methods: Analysis of data from the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing (NSMHWB), a nationally representative survey of 8841 community-dwelling residents. The data were used to estimate and classify those working-age survey respondents who were income support recipients into categories reflecting major...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.3109/00048674.2010.522555


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