The Mental Health Literacy of Rural Adolescents: Emo Subculture and SMS Texting

  title={The Mental Health Literacy of Rural Adolescents: Emo Subculture and SMS Texting},
  author={Lydia Scott and Anna Chur-Hansen},
  journal={Australasian Psychiatry},
  pages={359 - 362}
Objective: This study sought to explore the mental health literacy of adolescents living in a rural area in Australia through in-depth, semi-structured interviews, with a view to identifying areas for further research and making recommendations for improved education programs around mental health. Method: Nine Year 10 students (two boys and seven girls) from a rural secondary school in South Australia read two vignettes, one portraying depression and the other schizophrenia. Semi-structured… 

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