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David Perkins

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Improving the mental health of rural Australians: a review

This report summarises insights from research undertaken to understand how to improve help for rural Australians, in addressing their mental health and wellbeing needs.
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Prevention and early intervention for adults with mild to moderate depression

The aim of this review was to identify policies, programs and services which have been effective in preventing and/or managing mild to moderate depression and anxiety in adults.
Journal article

Training and Experience of Nurses in Responding to Alcohol Misuse in Rural Communities

Alcohol misuse by farmers continues to challenge rural nurses. This article reports on the experiences of Australian nurses participating in the Alcohol Intervention Training Program (AITP). Qualitative interviews of 15 rural and remote nurses. Semi-structured phone interviews were utilized to assess the response to and...
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Unintentional Injury, Psychological Distress and Depressive Symptoms: Is There an Association for Rural Australians?

To investigate the association between unintentional injury and mental health in Australian rural communities. This study supports the hypothesis that pre-existing depression is associated with unintentional injury in a rural sample and indicates the important role of prior depression in management of injury, given the...
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