People living with psychotic illness 2010
Report on the second Australian national survey of psychotic illness.
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The second national survey of psychotic illness was conducted in 2010 to provide updated estimates of the number of people being treated for psychosis and to determine who these people are, the health services they receive and the impact of these illnesses.
The survey provides information on adults aged 18-64 years with psychotic illness in contact with public specialised mental health services, as well as those receiving mental health services from non-government organisations.
The report People living with psychotic illness 2010 summarises the main findings of the survey.
The same publication in smaller sections:
Cover pages (PDF 177 KB)
Executive summary (PDF 695 KB large file)
1. Overview, background, aims and methodology (PDF 85 KB)
2. Estimates of the prevalence of psychotic disorders (PDF 108 KB)
3. Key socioeconomic and demographic characteristics (PDF 59 KB)
4. Mental health profile (PDF 182 KB)
5. Suicidality (PDF 52 KB)
6. Functioning and impairment (PDF 119 KB)
7. Physical health profile (PDF 164 KB)
8. Substance use (PDF 114 KB)
9. General cognitive ability (PDF 35 KB)
10. Income and employment (PDF 95 KB)
11. Social roles (PDF 36 KB)
12. Housing and homelessness (PDF 123 KB)
13. Stigma, victimisation and community safety (PDF 29 KB)
14. Health service utilisation (PDF 130 KB)
15. Medication use and psychosocial therapies (PDF 155 KB)
16. Mental health service provision in the non-government sector (PDF 164 KB)
17. Consultations with general practitioners (PDF 81 KB)
18. Support, needs and satisfaction (PDF 68 KB)
19. How things have changed since 1997-98 (PDF 52 KB)
20. Conclusions (PDF 91 KB)
21. Appendices (PDF 352 KB)
To obtain a hard copy of this publication, please contact National Mailing and Marketing on (02) 6269 1080 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The code for this publication is MH278.
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