Length of residence, life change and psychiatric morbidity in an Australian urban population.


A component of a large population study of a random sample of 750 Canberra residents is described, in which length of residence in Canberra is related to the quality and quantity of recent life experiences, and to indices of minor psychiatric morbidity (the General Health Questionnair and the Zung Depression Scale). Life event frequency, but neither measure… (More)


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