- More deprived areas need greater resources for mental healthMelanie Abas
Mental Health Services, Counties Manukau District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:437-44. 2003..It aims to contribute to the debate on resource allocation and to estimate the distribution of beds required in relation to levels of deprivation...
- Psychiatric hospitalization: reasons for admission and alternatives to admission in South Auckland, New ZealandMelanie Abas
Mental Health Service, Counties Manukau District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 37:620-5. 2003..To describe reasons for admission and alternatives to admission in a government funded acute inpatient unit...
- Depression and mortality in a high-risk population. 11-Year follow-up of the Medical Research Council Elderly Hypertension TrialMelanie Abas
Division of Psychiatry, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Br J Psychiatry 181:123-8. 2002..It is not clear whether the increased mortality associated with depression can be explained by the effects of potential confounding variables...