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Targeted primary care-based mental health services for young Australians

Melissa Raven
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (10): 627. || doi: 10.5694/mja12.10570
Published online: 4 June 2012

To the Editor: The study of headspace attendees by Scott and colleagues1 illustrates problems common in articles being used for lobbying purposes in the Australian mental health policy arena. These include misrepresentation of evidence, inappropriate medicalisation, and undeclared competing interests.

  • Melissa Raven

  • Discipline of Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA.


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