CAPMH health-related quality of life among adolescent psychiatric outpatients : a 12-month follow-up study among 12-14-year-old Finnish boys and girls

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Rissanen , A , Lindberg , N , Marttunen , M , Sintonen , H & Roine , R 2019 , ' CAPMH health-related quality of life among adolescent psychiatric outpatients : a 12-month follow-up study among 12-14-year-old Finnish boys and girls ' , Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health , vol. 13 , 17 . https://doi.org/10.1186/s13034-019-0278-z

Title: CAPMH health-related quality of life among adolescent psychiatric outpatients : a 12-month follow-up study among 12-14-year-old Finnish boys and girls
Author: Rissanen, Anne; Lindberg, Nina; Marttunen, Mauri; Sintonen, Harri; Roine, Risto
Contributor: University of Helsinki, Clinicum
University of Helsinki, Department of Psychiatry
University of Helsinki, Department of Psychiatry
University of Helsinki, Clinicum
University of Helsinki, Clinicum
Date: 2019-03-26
Language: eng
Number of pages: 11
Belongs to series: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health
ISSN: 1753-2000
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/300979
Abstract: BackgroundLittle is known about adolescents' perceptions about their health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the course of routine adolescent psychiatric treatment. The aim of this 1-year follow-up study was to investigate HRQoL and changes in it among youths receiving adolescent psychiatric outpatient treatment.MethodsThe study comprised 158 girls and 82 boys aged 12-14years from 10 psychiatric outpatient clinics in one Finnish hospital district. Same-aged population controls (210 girls and 162 boys) were randomly collected from comprehensive schools. HRQoL was measured using the 16D instrument. The questionnaire was self-administered when the adolescents entered the polyclinics (=baseline), after a treatment period of 6months, and after 12months.ResultsThe mean age of respondents was 13.8years (SD 0.63). At baseline, the mean HRQoL score of both female and male outpatients was significantly lower than that of population controls (p
Subject: Adolescence
Health-related quality of life
Outpatient treatment
Psychiatry
BEHAVIORAL-PROBLEMS
GENDER-DIFFERENCES
MENTAL-HEALTH
DISORDERS
CHILDREN
PREDICTORS
CHILDHOOD
ADULTS
3123 Gynaecology and paediatrics
3124 Neurology and psychiatry
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