Journal article

Expanding the search for emerging mental ill health to safeguard student potential and vocational success in high school: A narrative review

Siann Bowman, Carol McKinstry, Linsey Howie, Patrick McGorry

Early Intervention in Psychiatry | WILEY | Published : 2020


AIM: Young people experiencing mental ill health are more likely than their healthy aged peers to drop out of high school. This can result in social exclusion and vocational derailment. Identifying young people at risk and taking action before an illness is established or school dropout occurs is an important goal. This study aimed to examine evidence for the risk markers and at risk mental states of the clinical staging model (stage 0-1b) and whether these risk states and early symptoms impact school participation and academic attainment. METHOD: This narrative review assembles research from both the psychiatry and education literature. It examines stage 0 to stage 1b of the clinical stagin..

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