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08 January 2018

Young love: Romantic concerns and associated mental health issues among adolescent help-seekers

This paper used records of 4019 counselling sessions with adolescents aged between 10–18years who were seeking help from  a national youth counselling service for a romantic relationship concern to: (i)explore the romantic concerns adolescents seek help for; (ii) how these concerns are associated with mental health problems, self-harm and suicide risk; and (iii) whether these associations differ by age and gender.