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Young people’s help-seeking for mental health problems
Abstract 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…
Measuring help-seeking intentions: Properties of the General Help-Seeking Questionnaire
Understanding help seeking intentions and behaviour is fundamental to the identification of factors that can be modified to increase engagement in counselling. Despite considerable research on these…
When and how do young people seek professional help for mental health problems?
The professionals most likely to act as gatekeepers to mental health services for young people are school counsellors, general practitioners, and youth workers, and Internet‐based information and interventions are being used to engage young people in the help‐seeking process.
Emotional intelligence moderates the relationship between stress and mental health
Gatekeeper Training as a Preventative Intervention for Suicide: A Systematic Review
- Michael W Isaac, B. Elias, J. Sareen
- PsychologyCanadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…
- 1 April 2009
Gatekeeper training is successful at imparting knowledge, building skills, and molding the attitudes of trainees; however, more work needs to be done on longevity of these traits and referral patterns of gatekeepers.
Homework assignments in cognitive and behavioral therapy: a meta-analysis.
This meta-analysis (27 studies, N= 1702) examined (a) the effects of homework assignments on treatment outcome and (b) the relationship between homework compliance and therapy outcome. Results of the…
Factors influencing mental-health help-seeking in Arabic-speaking communities in Sydney, Australia
Traditionally, the utilization of mental-health services by Arabic-speaking communities in Australia has been low. Interviews were conducted with 35 key informants from Arabic-speaking backgrounds,…
Attitudes and Intentions to Seek Professional Psychological Help for Personal Problems or Suicidal Thinking
Abstract Only a small proportion of people who experience psychological distress seek professional psychological help. Treatment fearfulness, psychological distress, and attitudes toward counselling…
Adolescent Opinions About Reducing Help-Seeking Barriers and Increasing Appropriate Help Engagement
Effective mental illness prevention programs are important for the safety of youth and adolescents. Research suggests that programs should facilitate appropriate help seeking by lowering help-seeking…
Development of the Levels of Emotional Awareness Scale for Children (LEAS-C).
- Jane Bajgar, J. Ciarrochi, R. Lane, F. Deane
- PsychologyThe British journal of developmental psychology
- 1 November 2005
Preliminary support for the validity of the LEAS-C as an objective assessment of emotional complexity in children is found and results suggest that gender differences in emotional awareness occur at a young age.