Do 'alternative' help-seeking strategies affect primary care service use? A survey of help-seeking for mental distress

@article{Rdell2008DoH,
  title={Do 'alternative' help-seeking strategies affect primary care service use? A survey of help-seeking for mental distress},
  author={Katja R{\"u}dell and Kamaldeep Bhui and Stefan Priebe},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={207 - 207}
}
BACKGROUND Epidemiological studies suggest that only some distressed individuals seek help from primary care and that pathways to mental health care appear to be ethnically patterned. However few research studies examine how people with common mental disorder manage their mental distress, which help-seeking strategies they employ and whether these are patterned by ethnicity? This study investigates alternative help-seeking strategies in a multi-ethnic community and examines the relationship… CONTINUE READING