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The use of healthcare services for mental health problems by middle-aged and older adults.

Abstract:

Although mental disorders occur commonly in later life, it has been reported that older adults are reluctant to seek help for their mental health problems. The purpose of this research study was to analyze the contact with healthcare professionals, self-perceived mental health problems and unmet needs, as reported by a nationally representative sample of community-dwelling adults. We report a cross-sectional analysis of all the respondents of the Australian National Survey of Mental Health an...

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Gonçalves, DC More by this author
Coelho, CM More by this author
Journal:
Archives of gerontology and geriatrics
Volume:
59
Issue:
2
Pages:
393-397
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-6976
ISSN:
0167-4943
URN:
uuid:ee040e58-c432-46c7-92a2-0348a21d7783
Source identifiers:
465849
Local pid:
pubs:465849

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