Development of Chinese mental health first aid guidelines for psychosis: a Delphi expert consensus study
Wenjing Li, Anthony F Jorm, Yan Wang, Shurong Lu, Yanling He, Nicola Reavley
BMC Psychiatry | BMC | Published : 2020
BACKGROUND: Family and friends of a person developing a mental illness or in a mental health crisis can help the person until treatment is received or the crisis resolves. Guidelines for providing this 'mental health first aid' have been developed and disseminated in high-income countries. However, they may not be appropriate for use in China due to cultural and health care system differences. The aim of this study was to use the Delphi expert consensus method to develop culturally appropriate guidelines for a member of the public providing mental health first aid to someone with psychosis in mainland China. METHODS: A Chinese-language survey, comprising statements about how to provide menta..View full abstract
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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Grant
This study is a part of a broader project supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Grant (APP1142395). The funding body did not involve in study design, data collection, analyses, data interpretation, and manuscript preparation.