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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Counseling Brazilian Undergraduate Students: 17 Years Of A Campus Mental Health Service.
Author: de Oliveira, Maria Lilian Coelho
de Rosalmeida Dantas, Clarissa
de Azevedo, Renata Cruz Soares
Banzato, Claudio Eduardo Muller
Abstract: The authors reviewed demographic and clinical characteristics of undergraduates at a Brazilian public university (UNICAMP) who visited the campus mental health service (SAPPE) and compared their demographics with those from all undergraduate students enrolled in the university. The authors looked at data from all undergraduates who sought counseling or mental health care at SAPPE over a 17-year period (N = 2,203; 1987-2004). They obtained this information from clinical charts and a UNICAMP database. Women, students from other Brazilian states, students living in the campus residence hall, and students whose main source of income was a scholarship were overrepresented. Female student-clients complained about family conflicts more frequently than did their male counterparts, and male student-clients reported concern about poor academic performance more frequently than did their female counterparts. Sex, living in a university residential facility, and reliance on a scholarship grant were predictive of undergraduates' mental health-seeking behavior and pattern of complaints.
Subject: Adolescent
Brazil
Data Collection
Databases As Topic
Directive Counseling
Female
Humans
Male
Mental Disorders
Mental Health
Mental Health Services
Psychological Tests
Sex Factors
Social Support
Student Health Services
Students
Time Factors
United States
Universities
Young Adult
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.3200/JACH.57.3.367-372
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18980898
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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