Mental Health Literacy Among Late Adolescents in South India: What They Know and What Attitudes Drive Them

@inproceedings{Ogorchukwu2016MentalHL,
  title={Mental Health Literacy Among Late Adolescents in South India: What They Know and What Attitudes Drive Them},
  author={Judith Miti Ogorchukwu and Varalakshmi Chandra Sekaran and Sreekumaran Nair and L. R. Ashok},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychological medicine},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Early recognition of mental health problems gives an individual the opportunity for better long-term outcomes if intervention is initiated early. Mental health literacy is a related concept which is increasingly seen as an important measure of the awareness and knowledge of mental health disorders. AIM AND OBJECTIVES This study aimed at assessing the mental health literacy, help-seeking behavior and beliefs and attitudes related to mental illnesses among adolescents attending… CONTINUE READING