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(p. 195) Barriers to Mental Health Service Use in Young Adulthood 

(p. 195) Barriers to Mental Health Service Use in Young Adulthood
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(p. 195) Barriers to Mental Health Service Use in Young Adulthood
Author(s):

Deborah A. Perlick

, Yariv Hofstein

, and Lesley A. Michael

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195332711.003.0013
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date: 25 May 2018

This chapter discusses two sets of barriersto mental health treatment that couldexplain the gap between young adults’ need for and actual useof mental health services: barriers relating tonormative influences, which dissuade young adults from seeking treatment and/or suggestalternate ways of dealing with stress and distress;and logistical barriers, which either precludeuse of services or limit their effectiveness.

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