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Seeking help in times of economic hardship: access, experiences of services and unmet need

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Background: Economic recessions are often accompanied by increased levels of psychological distress and suicidal behaviour in affected populations. Little is known about the experiences of people seeking help for employment, financial and benefit-related difficulties during recessions. We investigated the experiences of people struggling financially in the aftermath of the Great Recession (2008-9) - including some who had self-harmed - and of the frontline support staff providing assistanc...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12888-017-1235-0

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
84
Pages:
1-14
Publication date:
2017-03-03
Acceptance date:
2017-02-10
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ISSN:
1471-244X
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684952
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pubs:684952
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uuid:860a7317-17e2-4c44-984d-5c6123616802
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pubs:684952
Deposit date:
2017-03-08

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