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Mental health first aid training : review of evaluation studies

Kitchener, Betty; Jorm, Anthony F

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Objective: To review studies evaluating mental health first aid (MHFA) training. Method: Review of three published trials: one uncontrolled with members of the public in a city, one randomized controlled efficacy trial in a workplace setting and one cluster randomized effectiveness trial with the public in a rural area. Results: Most mental health first aiders tend to be middle-aged women whose work involves people contact. All trials found the following statistically significant benefits...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/23864
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1614.2006.01735.x

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