Australian Journal of Rural Health
© National Rural Health Alliance Inc.
Edited By: David Perkins
Impact Factor: 0.764
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 79/114 (Nursing (Social Science)); 82/116 (Nursing (Science)); 155/172 (Public Environmental & Occupational Health)
Online ISSN: 1440-1584
The findings of a research article in the December issue of AJRH were featured in the article, 'Drought blamed for increase in suicide rate of farmers' in The Australian, November 13, 2008.
Suicides on farms in South Australia, 1997–2001
Keith Miller and Catherine Burns
Now Available: Mental Health Virtual Issue
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Top 10 accessed articles online in 2010 (Jan-May) from Australian Journal of Rural Health:
Mental health and well-being within rural communities: The Australian Rural Mental Health Study
Brian Kelly, Helen Stain, Clare Coleman, David Perkins, Lyn Fragar, Jeffrey Fuller, Terry Lewin, David Lyle, Vaughan Carr, Jacqueline Wilson, John Beard
A review of 'traditional' Aboriginal health beliefs
Health status differentials across rural and remote Australia
Distress among rural residents: Does employment and occupation make a difference?
Lyn Fragar, Helen Stain, David Perkins, Brian Kelly, Jeffrey Fuller, Clare Coleman, Terry Lewin and Jacqueline Wilson
Influence of socioeconomic and cultural factors on rural health
John Beard, Nola Tomaska, Arul Earnest, Richard Summerhayes and Geoff Morgan
Addressing the health disadvantage of rural populations: How does epidemiological evidence inform rural health policies and research?
Karly Smith, John Humphreys and Murray Wilson