Measuring psychological distress in older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Australians: a comparison of the K-10 and K-5.

Conclusions/Implications: K-10 and K-5 scales are promising tools for measuring psychological distress among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders aged 45 and over in research and clinical settings. PMID: 25307151 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - Category: Global & Universal Authors: Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Pain Research - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Journal of Pain Research Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Research articles: Coronary artery disease Source Type: research
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Source: The Clinical Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
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Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
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Conditions:   Posttraumatic Stress;   Depression;   Anxiety Interventions:   Behavioral: PSP PTSD Course;   Behavioral: PSP Wellbeing Course Sponsors:   University of Regina;   Government of Canada Not yet recruiting
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General Inspiration & Hope Mental Health and Wellness Self-Help Stress coronavirus COVID-19 Self Care stay at home order Source Type: blogs
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