Mary Cantrill

Postgraduate Research Student

Thesis

The Family Help Seeking Experience: Adolescent Acute Mental Illness and the First Hospitalisation.

Supervisors

Summary

This qualitative study employs a dialogical approach to draw out parental narratives of the developmental and interactional processes that occur within families and between parents as primary carer givers and the Australian mental health systems at the face of adolescent acute mental health crises and the first hospital admission.