Shortfall in mental health service utilisation.

  title={Shortfall in mental health service utilisation.},
  author={Gavin Andrews and Cathy Issakidis and Gregory Carter},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
BACKGROUND Treatment coverage for mental disorders is poor in most developed countries. AIMS To explore some reasons for the poor treatment coverage for mental disorders in developed countries. METHOD Data were taken from Australian national surveys and from the World Health Report. RESULTS Only one-third of people with a mental disorder consulted. Probability of consulting varied by diagnosis: 90% for schizophrenia, which is accounted for by external factors; 60% for depression; and 15… CONTINUE READING

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