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Racism as a determinant of social and emotional wellbeing for Aboriginal Australian youth

Naomi C Priest, Yin C Paradies, Wendy Gunthorpe, Sheree J Cairney and Sue M Sayers
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (10): 546-550.
  • Naomi C Priest1
  • Yin C Paradies1
  • Wendy Gunthorpe2
  • Sheree J Cairney2
  • Sue M Sayers2

  • 1 McCaughey Centre and Onemda Koori Health Unit, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT.

Correspondence: npriest@unimelb.edu.au

Acknowledgements: 

We acknowledge our consultation network, especially staff members of the Top End Mental Health Services and Danila Dilba Health Service for their support and assistance with this research. We thank the participants of the ABC Study for their ongoing participation and the dedicated ABC research team who traced the participants and organised the data collection and recording. The component of the ABC Study focused on social and emotional factors was supported by funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Naomi Priest is supported by a Victorian Department of Health (VicHealth) research grant, an NHMRC postdoctoral training fellowship (#628897) and an NHMRC Population Health Capacity Building Grant (#236235). Yin Paradies is supported by a University of Melbourne McKenzie Fellowship. We would also like to acknowledge Rosie Ashbolt, Graham Moore and Britt Johnson for their advice about data analysis. Sheree Cairney has received funding, paid to her institution, from the Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation.

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