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Socio-economic disadvantage and resource distribution for mental health care; a model proposal and example application for Victoria, Australia

posted on 2020-10-08, 21:43 authored by Graham MeadowsGraham Meadows, Frances Shawyer, Shrinkhala DawadiShrinkhala Dawadi, Brett Inder, Joanne Enticott
The attached pre-print (accepted manuscript ) paper describes an application of available epidemiological evidence in guiding the adjustment of mental health resources to areas. Described with an illustrative application in Victoria, Australia. We have also provided our research data as a supplementary spreadsheet to showcase our analytic approach (the spreadsheet cam also easily be adapted to calculate mental health resource adjustments in other states and territories, or nationally).


Declaration of conflicts of interest

The lead author is employed by Monash Health.

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Lead author country

  • Australia

Lead author job role

  • Higher Education Faculty 4-yr College

Lead author institution

Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash University

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  • No


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