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Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is health related. This section was developed to help you find relevant news, publications, and videos. The main datasets used to examine health issues are also listed.

Mental distress among the military

To know more about this question, we invite you to read the first edition of our Research Highlight series summarizing 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. Read on.

5 December 2013 - 11:06am |

International Day of Persons with Disability

On the International Day of Persons with Disability proclaimed by the UN to support their integration in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life, we wish to highlight that numerous studies examining the situation of persons with disability have been done through the CRDCN, notably to better understand employment-related issues. A recent CRDCN Research Highlight also addresses this question.

3 December 2013 - 4:00pm |

October 16 : World Food Day

Many researchers use microdata to document and better understand eating habits in Canada and their health implications. Among them, we would like to point out the work of Lynn McIntyre and her colleagues examining food insecurity and its consequences. Consult our bibliography to find more research results on related issues.

16 October 2013 - 12:58pm |


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