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Deinstitutionalisation in Australia part II: Results from a long-term study

This article presents results from a long-term study. The study assessed the benefits of relocation of people with intellectual disabilities to community from mental health institutions. The results show positive outcomes for the study participants.

Deinstitutionalization for Older Adults With Severe Mental Retardation: Results From Australia

This paper reports on the outcomes of relocation for older people who had lived in a large mental health hospital in Queensland, Australia. It focuses on behavioural problems, decision-making and the quality of life. The study has implications for service provisions.

Delineating disability, labour force participation and employment restrictions among persons with psychosis

This paper described characteristics of labour force participation and employment among persons with psychosis. It showed that they have low labour force participation rate. It emphasises education and training opportunities for this group.

Describing the phenotype in Rett syndrome using a population database

This article presents findings of a study which describes the variation in phenotype in Rett syndrome using four different scales, by means of a population database.

Development and Evaluation of a Pilot Filmmaking Project for Rural Youth with a Serious Mental Illness

This paper evaluates a creative arts project which taught young people with mental illnesses filmmaking skills and techniques over a five-week period.

Developmental milestones in infants and young Australasian children with achondroplasia

This article seeks to explore developmental milestones in children with achondroplasia. Results indicate that fine motor development does not seem to be as delayed as previously suggested.

Dinnertime and bedtime routines and rituals in families with a young child with an autism spectrum disorder

This article provides a description of the experiences of dinnertime and bedtime routines in Australian families with a young child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as well as common challenges experienced.

Disability and health inequalities in Australia - Research summary

This report addresses the social and economic determinants of mental and physical health of people with disability.

Disability and Health Service Utilization Associated With Psychological Distress: The Influence of Ethnicity

This study examined levels of disability and use of health services, as a result of psychological distress, across various ethnic groups.

Disability and its relationship to health conditions and other factors

This report examines the inter-relationships among components of disability, health status and other related factors. It indicates that the nature and severity of disability may be linked to different types of health conditions.

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