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The past practices of forced adoption have resulted in life-long consequences for the majority of those directly involved. This article distils recent research on these practices and discusses the implications for service delivery, particularly psychological practice.
During the mid to late...
Summary : This fifth national report provides an overview of 260 Australian Government-funded organisations that aim to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It presents findings from the 2012-13 data collection on health services and activities provided, clients seen, staffing...
Explores Korean migrants’ experiences and cultural attitudes towards mental illness and mental health services while living in New Zealand.
The process of migration is known to cause significant psychological distress. Korean migrants living in New Zealand are the focus of this...
This study is intended to develop a better understanding of the role played by work injury in mental health and suicidality by understanding the ways in which the Victorian WorkCover system impacts on the mental health of workers with long-term injuries.
This article argues that it is imperative that psychologists working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today have a deep understanding of the impact of the traumatic history of the Stolen Generations.
The ‘Stolen Generations’ refers to Aboriginal children who...
The Victorian Law Reform Commission has published its report on the review of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 (CMIA).
The report contains 107 recommendations for legislative reform to ensure the CMIA operates justly, effectively and consistently with its...