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Factors predicting adolescents' and parents' help seeking behaviour

  title={Factors predicting adolescents' and parents' help seeking behaviour},
  author={Jennifer Cometto},
Adolescents' perceptions and responses to mental health problems have been shown to have significant implications for their future competence, coping skills, well-being, and subsequent life choices; yet, as few as 25 percent of young Canadians with mental health problems seek help (Bergeron, Poirier, Fournier, Roberge, & Barrette, 2005). The purpose of this study was to examine the stages of adolescent help seeking (i.e., recognizing the problem, deciding to seek professional help, and seeking… 

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