Targeted primary care-based mental health services for young Australians

Jon N Jureidini
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (10): . || doi: 10.5694/mja12.10535
Published online: 4 June 2012

To the Editor: The report by Scott and colleagues on the “demographic characteristics, diagnostic category, stage of illness, as well as psychosocial and vocational impairment” of 1260 patients presenting to two Sydney headspace centres1 is problematic for several reasons.

  • Jon N Jureidini

  • Department of Psychological Medicine, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, SA.

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