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  1. Fulltext. Demographic factors in the use of children's mental health services.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This study was dessigned to (1) determine mental health service use by children of varying age, sex, socioeconomic status, and urbanicity of residence; (2) compare the prevalence of mental disorder in children in these groups; and (3) determined the extent to which differences in service use are consonant with the prevalence differences.

    Methods

    Data on psychiatric diagnoses and service use were taken from a random longitudinal sample of 760 children.

    Information was gathered by interviews of mothers and of youth aged 12 to 21.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Santé mentale, Enfant, Homme, Trouble psychiatrique, Service santé, Accessibilité, Adolescent, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Age, Milieu urbain, Statut socioéconomique, Pauvreté, New York, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mental health, Child, Human, Mental disorder, Health service, Accessibility, Adolescent, Prevalence, Epidemiology, Age, Urban environment, Socioeconomic status, Poverty, New York, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0251158

    Code Inist : 002B18H05. Création : 199406.