Journal article

A community-led design for an Indigenous Mode of Mental Health Care for Indigenous people with depressive disorders

Bushra Farah Nasir, Sharon Brennan-Olsen, Neeraj S Gill, Gavin Beccaria, Steve Kisely, Leanne Hides, Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, Geoffrey Nicholson, Maree Toombs

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To generate outcomes for the development of a culturally appropriate mental health treatment model for Indigenous Australians with depression. METHODS: Three focus group sessions and two semi-structured interviews were undertaken over six months across regional and rural locations in South West Queensland. Data were transcribed verbatim and coded using manual thematic analyses. Transcripts were thematically analysed and substantiated. Findings were presented back to participants for authenticity and verification. RESULTS: Three focus group discussions (n=24), and two interviews with Elders (n=2) were conducted, from which six themes were generated. The most common themes from the ..

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Awarded by Global Alliance for Chronic Disease


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia, Global Alliance for Chronic Disease Grant APP1144765. The funders had no role in the study design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation of the data, writing of the manuscript or the decision to submit this manuscript