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Science, research and social change in Indigenous health - evolving ways of knowing
(CSIRO Publishing, 2009)
History tells us of the overwhelming destructive influence of exotic culture, politics and knowledge forms upon the worldview and well-being of Indigenous Australians. The power of dominant culture to oppress, control and ...
Self-management in chronic psychiatric and medical conditions and co-morbidities: what are the barriers?
(Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, 2010)
Supporting self-management is now a vital element of care in chronic psychiatric and medical conditions. The Flinders Program of Chronic Condition Management, developed in the Department of Psychiatry at Flinders University, ...
Ageing well, ageing productively - the essential contribution of Australia’s ageing population to the social and economic prosperity of the nation
(eContent Management, 2009)
This paper offers an alternative view of our ageing population, as well as highlighting some of the assets we have in our elderly populations, and providing suggestions as to an alternative view of the phenomenon of ...
A randomised trial of the Flinders Program to improve patient self-management competencies in a range of chronic conditions: study rationale and protocol
(Australasian Medical Journal, 2010)
Supporting self management is seen as an important health service strategy in dealing with the large and increasing health burden of chronic conditions. Several types of self-management programs are available. Evidence to ...
The importance of resilience to primary care practitioners: an interactive psycho-social model
(Australasian Medical Journal, 2009)
In this paper, it is argued that an understanding of the factors that make up resilience can enhance communication and concordance between practitioner and patient. A model is presented demonstrating that resilience is an ...
Digital technology access and use among socially and economically disadvantaged groups in South Australia
(Journal of Community Informatics, 2010-08-29)
This paper explores digital technology access and use (computers, Internet and mobile phones) among lower income and disadvantaged groups in Australia. It reports focus group research which identified wide differences in ...