• Medicine
  • Published 2019

Barriers to help-seeking for mental health among autistic young adults: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{ColemanFountain2019BarriersTH,
  title={Barriers to help-seeking for mental health among autistic young adults: a qualitative study},
  author={Edmund Coleman-Fountain and Carole Buckley and Bryony Beresford},
  year={2019}
}
Background: Autistic people are at increased risk of developing mental health problems. To reduce the negative impact of living with autism in a non-autistic world, efforts to improve take-up and access to care and support in early years – which will typically start with a GP appointment – must be grounded in the accounts of autistic young adults.Aim: To explore how autistic young adults understand and manage mental health problems; to consider help-seeking as a focus.Design and Setting: A… CONTINUE READING

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