Mental health and associated health service use on the island of Ireland

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/87813
Title:
Mental health and associated health service use on the island of Ireland
Authors:
Tedstone Doherty, Donna; Moran, Rosalyn
Affiliation:
Health Research Board (HRB)
Citation:
Tedstone Doherty D and Moran R (2009) Mental health and associated health service use on the island of Ireland. HRB Research Series 7. Dublin: Health Research Board.
Publisher:
Health Research Board
Issue Date:
10-Dec-2009
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/87813
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
This is the first population-based mental health telephone survey that allows for direct comparisons between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The findings show: * A higher prevalence of self-reported mental health problems in the North than in the Republic * A higher use of psychotropic medication for the Northern Ireland than the Republic * A higher proportion of people in Northern Ireland attended the GP for mental helath problems than in the Republic * There were no differences between the jurisdictions in the use of secondary mental health services or in the preferred sources of support which included the GP and family and friends
Keywords:
MENTAL HEALTH; SERVICE UTILISATION
Series/Report no.:
HRB Research Series; 7
ISSN:
2009-0242

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorTedstone Doherty, Donnaen
dc.contributor.authorMoran, Rosalynen
dc.date.accessioned2009-12-11T12:11:10Z-
dc.date.available2009-12-11T12:11:10Z-
dc.date.issued2009-12-10-
dc.identifier.citationTedstone Doherty D and Moran R (2009) Mental health and associated health service use on the island of Ireland. HRB Research Series 7. Dublin: Health Research Board.en
dc.identifier.issn2009-0242-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/87813-
dc.descriptionThis is the first population-based mental health telephone survey that allows for direct comparisons between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The findings show: * A higher prevalence of self-reported mental health problems in the North than in the Republic * A higher use of psychotropic medication for the Northern Ireland than the Republic * A higher proportion of people in Northern Ireland attended the GP for mental helath problems than in the Republic * There were no differences between the jurisdictions in the use of secondary mental health services or in the preferred sources of support which included the GP and family and friendsen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Research Boarden
dc.relation.ispartofseriesHRB Research Seriesen
dc.relation.ispartofseries7en
dc.subjectMENTAL HEALTHen
dc.subjectSERVICE UTILISATIONen
dc.titleMental health and associated health service use on the island of Irelanden
dc.typeReporten
dc.contributor.departmentHealth Research Board (HRB)en
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