Shifting the odds of lifelong mental illness through an understanding of the profiles of adolescents and young adults with serious mental health conditions

Mary Spooner*, Zoran Martinovich

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Abstract

Every day families and mental health providers are called upon to make tough decisions in determining the best quality of care for adolescents and young adults with serious mental health conditions. This study profiles the behavioral and emotional needs and risk behaviors of adolescents and young adults seeking mental health services based on assessment of strengths and needs at program entry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)216-220
Number of pages5
JournalCommunity Mental Health Journal
Volume50
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2014

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Keywords

  • Adolescents and young adults
  • Mental health
  • Youth profile

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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