Journal article

Perceived need for mental health care and barriers to care in the Netherlands and Australia

Marijn Prins, Graham Meadows, Irene Bobevski, Annette Graham, Peter Verhaak, Klaas van der Meer, Brenda Penninx, Jozien Bensing

Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2011


Awarded by Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw)

Funding Acknowledgements

The infrastructure for the NESDA study ( is funded through the Geestkracht program of the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw, grant number 10-000-1002) and is supported by participating universities and mental health care organizations [VU University Medical Center, GGZ inGeest, Arkin, Leiden University Medical Center, GGZ Rivierduinen, University Medical Center Groningen, Lentis, GGZ Friesland, GGZ Drenthe, Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare), Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL) and Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction (Trimbos)]. The 2007 NSMHWB was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, and conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. All authors would like to thank all those who participated in both studies and declare to have no conflict of interests.