Most cited CAMH paper joint #13 of 25: Predictors of Service Use for Mental Health Problems Among British Schoolchildren

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To celebrate the Child and Adolescent Mental Health journal’s 25th anniversary, we have released the 25 top cited articles of all time*! All papers are freely available online for you to read.

Number 13 is a tie! Jointly at 13 is…

Predictors of Service Use for Mental Health Problems Among British Schoolchildren
Tamsin Ford, Helena Hamilton, Howard Meltzer, Robert Goodman
First Published: 09 May 2007

Key Practitioner Message:

  • The impact of psychopathology on the child or on others predicted contact with most public sector services.
  • The recognition of psychopathology by key adults, particularly parents and teachers predicted contact with teachers, educational specialists and paediatrics in relation to mental health.
  • Regional differences in contact with public sector services for mental health services suggest that the organisation of services can influence who is and is not seen

*as of December 2019

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