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The prevalance of mental disorders among income support recipients: An important issue for welfare reform

Butterworth, Peter

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Objective: To estimate the prevalence of mental disorders and psychological distress among Australian income support recipients. Methods: Data from the 1997 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing were used to examine measures of mental health, disability and use of mental health services, comparing working-age people in receipt of government payments to those with other main sources of income. Results: One-quarter of all income support recipients had experienced substantial levels of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/76740
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

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