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Websites as a mode of delivering mental health information: perceptions from the Australian public

Leach, Liana; Christensen, Helen; Griffiths, Kathleen; Jorm, Anthony F; Mackinnon, Andrew

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Background: Many people with a mental disorder do not access help from mental health services. Internet websites may be a useful tool for disseminating mental health information to those who remain untreated, however little is known about people's perceptions of websites as mental health information sources. The current study examined characteristics that may influence belief in the helpfulness of websites as modes of delivering information about mental health. The study compared belief in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33239
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1007/s00127-006-0138-z

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