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Victorian Womens Health Atlas

Women and mental health: Issues Paper

Covers: social determinants of mental health (social inclusion, freedom from discrimination and violence, economic status); mental health conditions (anxiety disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders); issues associated with poor mental health (self-harm, suicide, homelessness, imprisonment); mental health care (primary care, acute inpatient care, medication, health promotion); at risk and diverse population groups (indigenous, rural, samesex attracted, women with disabilities, women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, carers and parents, young women, older women).

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Women and mental health / Rugkhla P, Women's Health Victoria - Melbourne: Women's Health Victoria, November 2009 - (Women's Health Issues Paper 5)