As a follow up to the international conference on “Social Statistics, Poverty and Social Exclusion” organized by the QICSS and the MESS last fall, we are pleased to release Alain Noël’s report summarizing the main research evidence from Quebec, Canada and abroad presented at this meeting. You can download the report, the summary and the highlights.
This third issue of the CRDCN Research Highlight series summarizes research findings on life satisfaction and perceived workplace discrimination among people with disability according to whether disability occurred in childhood or adulthood. We learn that being exposed to separate and unequal educational experiences reduces satisfaction and increases perceived discrimination. Find out more by clicking here.
This second issue the CRDCN Research Highlight summarizes research findings on the use of primary health care services by adolescents and young adults based on the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey. The authors find that having a family physician makes a difference. Find out more by clicking here.
This first edition of our new CRDCN Research Highlight series summarizes 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. Authors recommend adopting both pre-deployment and post-deployment strategies to reduce mental distress following combat and peacekeeping missions. Read on.