Help-seeking for Mental Health Problems in Young Refugees: A Review of the Literature with Implications for Policy, Practice, and Research

@article{Anstiss2009HelpseekingFM,
  title={Help-seeking for Mental Health Problems in Young Refugees: A Review of the Literature with Implications for Policy, Practice, and Research},
  author={Helena de Anstiss and T. Ziaian and N. Procter and J. Warland and P. Baghurst},
  journal={Transcultural Psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={46},
  pages={584 - 607}
}
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 on Western and, to a lesser extent, non-refugee ethnic minority adult populations. An emerging child and adolescent help-seeking literature consistently reports widespread underutilization of mental health services by children in the general population. Current research and opinion suggest a similar… Expand
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