Help-seeking preferences for psychological distress in primary care: effect of current mental state.

@article{Walters2008HelpseekingPF,
  title={Help-seeking preferences for psychological distress in primary care: effect of current mental state.},
  author={Kate R Walters and M Buszewicz and Scott Weich and Michael King},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2008},
  volume={58 555},
  pages={694-8}
}
BACKGROUND There is much debate over when it is appropriate to intervene medically for psychological distress, and limited evidence on patients' perspectives about a broad range of possible treatment options. It is currently unclear whether preferences may differ for those patients with milder symptoms compared to those experiencing more severe distress. AIM To determine patient preferences for professional, informal, and alternative help for psychological distress in primary care, and the… CONTINUE READING

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