Journal article

Global research priorities for youth mental health

Cristina Mei, Joanna Fitzsimons, Nicholas Allen, Mario Alvarez-Jimenez, Gunter Paul Amminger, Vivienne Browne, Mary Cannon, Maryann Davis, Barbara Dooley, Ian B Hickie, Srividya Iyer, Eoin Killackey, Ashok Malla, Ian Manion, Steve Mathias, Kerryn Pennell, Rosemary Purcell, Debra Rickwood, Swaran P Singh, Stephen J Wood Show all

Early Intervention in Psychiatry | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

AIM: Over the past two decades, the youth mental health field has expanded and advanced considerably. Yet, mental disorders continue to disproportionately affect adolescents and young adults. Their prevalence and associated morbidity and mortality in young people have not substantially reduced, with high levels of unmet need and poor access to evidence-based treatments even in high-income countries. Despite the potential return on investment, youth mental disorders receive insufficient funding. Motivated by these continual disparities, we propose a strategic agenda for youth mental health research. METHOD: Youth mental health experts and funders convened to develop youth mental health resear..

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Awarded by NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank all members of the International Youth Mental Health Research Network and the International Alliance of Mental Health Research Funders who participated in the Dublin and Boston meetings. P.D.M. is supported by a NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowship (1060996). S.P.S is part-funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care WM (NIHR CLAHRC WM). The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the CLAHRC-WM collaborative organisations, the NIHR or the Department of Health.