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Help-seeking for Mental Health Problems in Young Refugees: A Review of the Literature with Implications for Policy, Practice, and Research
The large and diverse bodies of literature on refugee child and adolescent mental health have not been matched by a commensurate interest in help-seeking. Most help-seeking research has centred onExpand
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Mental health research and evaluation in multicultural Australia: developing a culture of inclusion
IntroductionCultural and linguistic diversity is a core feature of the Australian population and a valued element of national identity. The proportion of the population that will be overseas-born isExpand
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Therapeutic engagement between consumers in suicidal crisis and mental health nurses.
Registered nurses within public mental health services play crucial roles in helping people recover from suicidal crisis. However, there is a lack of understanding of how care is experienced in thisExpand
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Speaking of sadness: depression, disconnection and the meaning of illness
In recent years there has been a steady accumulation of published literature on mental health care for people with serious psychiatric illness. *Please note: This is a reduced version of theExpand
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Aetiology of Coexisting Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Disorders: Perspectives of Refugee Youth and Service Providers
In the general population, people with comorbid mental health (MH) and alcohol and other drug (AOD) disorders (comorbidity) have great difficulty accessing appropriate services, and poor outcomes.Expand
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Student nurses' attitudes to psychiatry: the influence of training and personality.
Fifty-one second-year students completed the Attitudes to Treatment Questionnaire (ATQ), the Conservatism Scale (CS), the Defence Style Questionnaire (DSQ) and an open-ended questionnaire before andExpand
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Prevalence of multiple antipsychotic use and associated adverse effects in Australians with mental illness
Aim:This article analyzes the prevalence of use of concurrent multiple antipsychotics and high dosage treatment in people with mental illness, to assess the burden of antipsychotic drug-relatedExpand
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Preventing mental illness: closing the evidence-practice gap through workforce and services planning
BackgroundMental illness is prevalent across the globe and affects multiple aspects of life. Despite advances in treatment, there is little evidence that prevalence rates of mental illness areExpand
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Dimensions of Loss from Mental Illness
This review explores the nature, scope and consequences of loss resulting from mental illness. Losses are described within four key themes: self and identity, work and employment opportunities,Expand
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Improving the provision of services to young people from refugee backgrounds with comorbid mental health and substance use problems: addressing the barriers
BackgroundSouth Australia (SA) has resettled 151,134 refugees in the last ten years (Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Settlement reporting facility, 2014). Northern metropolitanExpand
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