Young people's help-seeking: an alternative model


Murray, Cathy (2005) Young people's help-seeking: an alternative model. Childhood, 12, (4), 479-494. (doi:10.1177/0907568205058607).

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Original Publication URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0907568205058607

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This article is based on a study of young people's help-seeking. Fifty-five qualitative interviews with young people aged 13–14 are analysed to take account of stage process models. It is argued that while the models do have relevance to young people's help-seeking, they have two key limitations. First, they ignore problem legitimization. Second, they do not accord a place in young people's currenthelp-seeking to prior help-seeking pathways. The view that stage process models represent help-seeking as individualized and static led to the formulation by the author of an alternative help-seeking model, in which problem legitimization from micro to macro levels is incorporated alongside young people's prior helpseeking pathways.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0907-5682 (print)
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Keywords: help-seeking model, pathways, problem legitimization, young people
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Social Work Studies
ePrint ID: 48083
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:31
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/48083

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