Use of general practitioners versus mental health professionals in six European countries: the decisive role of the organization of mental health-care systems

@article{Dezetter2012UseOG,
  title={Use of general practitioners versus mental health professionals in six European countries: the decisive role of the organization of mental health-care systems},
  author={Anne Dezetter and Xavier Briffault and Ronny Bruffaerts and R. E. de Graaf and Jordi Alonso and Hans Helmut K{\"o}nig and Joseph Maria Haro and Giovanni de Girolamo and Gemma Vilagut and Viviane Kovess-Masfety},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={48},
  pages={137-149}
}
To investigate patterns of use of general practitioners (GPs) and/or mental health professionals (MHPs) for mental health reasons, across six European countries, and the extent to which these patterns of use are associated with differences in mental health-care delivering systems. Data are based on the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD): a cross-sectional survey of a representative sample of 8,796 non-institutionalized adults from six European countries, conducted… CONTINUE READING
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