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Psychosocial stress and strategies for managing adversity: measuring population resilience in New South Wales, Australia

Taylor, Melanie; Barr, Margo; Stevens, Garry; Bryson-Taylor, Donald; Agho, Kingsley; Jacobs, Jennifer; Raphael, Beverley


BACKGROUND Populations around the world are facing an increasing number of adversities such as the global financial crisis, terrorism, conflict, and climate change. The aim of this paper was to investigate self-reported strategies and sources of support used to get through "tough times" in an Australian context and to identify patterns of response in the general population and differences in potentially vulnerable subgroups. METHODS Data were collected through a cross-sectional survey of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010-10-14
Type: Journal article
Source: Population Health Metrics
DOI: 10.1186/1478-7954-8-28


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