New publication identifies rising mental health treatment rates in Australia

CREMSI Chief Investigator Professor Harvey Whiteford is the first author of paper published online by the Australian Health review today. The paper, titled “Estimating treatment rates for mental disorders in Australia” found an increase in the estimate mental health treatment rates in Australia between 2006-07 and 2009-10.

The full citation is below:

Whiteford, Harvey A., Buckingham, William J., Harris, Meredith G., Burgess, Philip M., Pirkis, Jane E., Barendregt, Jan J., and Hall, Wayne D. (2013). Estimating treatment rates for mental disorders in Australia. Aust. Health Review ,http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH13142

Access to the paper is available at Online Early in the Australian Health Review at:

 http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/AH13142.htm