Lack of association between drought and mental health in a cohort of 45-61 year old rural Australian women.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of drought on the mental health of rural Australian women and those in vulnerable sub-populations: women who were more isolated, poorer and less educated; and women who had histories of chronic disease or poor mental health. METHODS Surveys were mailed in 1996, 1998, 2001, 2004 and 2008 to 6,664 women born between 1946… CONTINUE READING