Intellectual disability and aboriginal Australians : training needs for psychiatrists

ROY, Meera
BALARATNASINGAM, Sivasankaran
Publication Date 
May 2011
31-33 p

This article highlights that Aboriginal Australians have relatively high rates of intellectual disability, which might be due to poor health and social disadvantage. Given populations with high rates of intellectual disability are more at risk of developmental disorders and mental ill health, the authors explore the training needs for psychiatrists working with indigenous people and how they can be met
International Psychiatry, Vol 8, No 2

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