Prevalence of Psychological Disorders Among the Indigenous Population of Canada

Studies by Undergraduate Researchers at Guelph

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Title Prevalence of Psychological Disorders Among the Indigenous Population of Canada
 
Creator DeChamplain, Brody
 
Description In the last several years, there has been an increase in interest in the history of Canada’s Indigenous peoples. This, in turn, has called attention to health-related topics such as the proportion of the Indigenous population which suffers from a psychological disorder. Using statistics drawn from Statistics Canada’s 2014 General Social Survey on Victimization, this study examines the percentage of respondents who report having a mental/psychological disorder and analyzes the percentage in terms of the heritage of the respondents. According to the findings, a larger proportion of Indigenous people reported having a psychological disorder than non-Indigenous people. The results, along with past literature, provide evidence which supports a statistically significant relationship between "Aboriginal group – Respondent" and "Mental/psychological disability status."
 
Publisher University of Guelph
 
Date 2019-04-18
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
research-article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/surg/article/view/5232
 
Source SURG Journal; Vol 11 (2019)
2291-1367
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/surg/article/view/5232/5086
 
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