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Mental health first aid training of the public in a rural area: a cluster randomized trial [ISRCTN53887541]

Jorm, Anthony F; Kitchener, Betty A; O'Kearney, Richard; Dear, Keith


BACKGROUND A Mental Health First Aid course has been developed which trains members of the public in how to give initial help in mental health crisis situations and to support people developing mental health problems. This course has previously been evaluated in a randomized controlled trial in a workplace setting and found to produce a number of positive effects. However, this was an efficacy trial under relatively ideal conditions. Here we report the results of an effectiveness trial in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004-10-23
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1186/1471-244X-4-33


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