Experiences of engaging with mental health services in 16-18 year olds: An interpretative phenomenological analysis
Hassett, A. and Jones, S. 2017. Experiences of engaging with mental health services in 16-18 year olds: An interpretative phenomenological analysis.
|Hassett, A. and Jones, S.
Objectives: Despite older adolescence being a risk period for the development of mental health concerns, engagement with mental health services is low amongst 16-18 year olds. As therapeutic attendance is linked to clinical outcome, it is important to understand engagement in this population. There is a paucity of research looking specifically at the older adolescent engagement phenomenon. Previous qualitative research into adolescent experiences has provided some rich and detailed results. The current study aimed to explore older adolescent sense-making of their engagement with mental health service experiences, barriers and facilitators, in order to contribute to a sparse understanding. Research questions were:
|17th International European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Congress 2017
|Publication process dates
|24 Jul 2017
|11 Jul 2017
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