Adolescents' help-seeking behaviour: the difference between self- and other-referral.

  title={Adolescents' help-seeking behaviour: the difference between self- and other-referral.},
  author={Rebecca Sills and Amiram Raviv and P Wilansky},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  volume={23 6},
This study examines the difference between adolescents' willingness to seek help for themselves and their willingness to refer others for help. Participants were 512 Israeli adolescents (219 males, 293 females) in grade 10. Adolescents' willingness to seek help from five sources was evaluated with respect to themselves and others, for both severe and minor problems. Adolescents were more willing to refer another person than themselves to most of the sources of support. Differences were more… CONTINUE READING

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