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Comorbidity and labor force activity among people with psychiatric disorders

This study attempted to examine how comorbidity impacted on labour force participation. It found that comorbidity influences labour force activities. People with psychiatric disorders and comorbidity profiles need intensive vocational services.

Comparison of People with ABI Living in Two Accommodation Settings: Shared Supported Accommodation and Residential Aged Care

This article describes the characteristics, support needs and level of community inclusion of people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) living in shared accommodation in Victoria. Furthermore, it compares this group with a group of people with ABI under 50 years old living in residential care.

Comprehensive health assessments during de-institutionalization: an observational study

This article seeks to investigate the effectiveness of the comprehensive health assessment program (CHAP) in people with intellectual disability transitioning from institutional care to community care.

Construct validity of the Children's Hand-Skills ability Questionnaire (CHSQ) in children with disabilities: A Rasch analysis

This study further investigated the internal and external construct validity of The Children's Hand-Skill ability Questionnaire (CHSQ).

Coping strategies in mothers of school-aged children with intellectual disabilities

The role of the family is crucially important in providing a good education to students with special needs. However, this role is often overlooked. Parents can play a critical role in students' long-term achievement.

Counting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Australia: The evidence and the challenges

This review collates information on the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in Australia.

Culturally and linguistically diverse carers in Australia: Background report

This report presents information about care provided by culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) populations in Australia. It provides a profile of the CALD carers and an overview of their...

Current and future demand for specialist disability services

This publication reports the findings of a study the AIHW was commissioned to undertake on levels of unmet demand for specialist disability services funded under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement.

Data quality of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identification: seven community services data collections

This report examines the quality of identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients in seven data collections.

Deconstructing current comorbidity: Data from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being

This paper analyses data from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being to evaluate the relationships between comorbidity, disability and service utilisation associated with particular mental disorders.

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