In the UK, the prevalence of adolescents accessing acute paediatric inpatient care for mental health problems is increasing. Adolescents with mental health problems often access acute inpatient services at initial presentation or at times of crisis. However, there is a distinct paucity of published literature reporting adolescent experiences of paediatric inpatient care for mental health presentations. Therefore this study aimed to evaluate the experiences and impact of paediatric inpatient care through stakeholder engagement with adolescents admitted with self-harm injuries and eating disorders.
Manning, J., Bingham, V., & Wood, D. (2016). Establishing Patient-centred Outcomes for Acute Inpatient Care of Adolescents With Mental Health Problems. Journal of Adolescent Health, 58(2), S59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.10.130