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Young People's Help-Seeking For Mental Health Problems., Debra Rickwood, Frank P. Deane, Coralie J. Wilson, Joseph V. Ciarrochi Jan 2005

Young People's Help-Seeking For Mental Health Problems., Debra Rickwood, Frank P. Deane, Coralie J. Wilson, Joseph V. Ciarrochi

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

This paper summarises an ambitious research agenda aiming to uncover the factors that affect help-seeking among young people for mental health problems. The research set out to consider why young people, and particularly young males, do not seek help when they are in psychological distress or suicidal; how professional services be made more accessible and attractive to young people; the factors that inhibit and facilitate help-seeking; and how community gatekeepers can support young people to access services to help with personal and emotional problems. A range of studies was undertaken in New South Wales, Queensland and the ACT, using both ...


Measuring Help Seeking Intentions: Properties Of The General Help Seeking Questionnaire, Coralie J. Wilson, Frank P. Deane, Joseph V. Ciarrochi, Debra Rickwood Jan 2005

Measuring Help Seeking Intentions: Properties Of The General Help Seeking Questionnaire, Coralie J. Wilson, Frank P. Deane, Joseph V. Ciarrochi, Debra Rickwood

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

This articles describes the theoretical underpinnings, development and psychometric properties of the General Help-Seeking Questionnaire: a measure of help-seeking intentions that is being used as the central outcome variable in a number of national and international help-seeking studies.