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CRDCN Publications

Use of primary health care services among Canadian youth

This second issue the CRDCN Research Highlight summarizes research findings on the use of primary health care services by adolescents and young adults based on the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey. The authors find that having a family physician makes a difference. Find out more by clicking here.

15 March 2012 - 9:36am |

Preventing Mental Distress Among the Military

This first edition of our new CRDCN Research Highlight series summarizes research findings regarding the role of various factors on adverse mental health outcomes in the military. Based on the Canadian Community Health Survey - Canadian Forces Supplement, the study confirms that multiple traumatic experiences increase the risk of mental disorders, while perceived social support decreases it. Authors recommend adopting both pre-deployment and post-deployment strategies to reduce mental distress following combat and peacekeeping missions. Read on.

3 February 2012 - 10:15am |