Elisabeth Schaffalitzky

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BACKGROUND Mental disorders account for six of the 20 leading causes of disability worldwide with a very high prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in youth aged 15-24 years. However, healthcare professionals are faced with many challenges in the identification and treatment of mental and substance use disorders in young people (e.g. young people's(More)
AIM To examine the experience of developing and living with mental health and substance use disorders among young people living in urban-deprived areas in Ireland to inform primary care interventions. METHOD Semi-structured qualitative interviews with 20 young adults attending health and social care agencies in two deprived urban areas, and analysed using(More)
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