What are the benefits of including young people in mental health research? Findings from interviews conducted by co-researchers


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  • Melanie Luximon, Nina Higson-Sweeney

Publication date:

  • 24th August 2023

Date added to Learning for Involvement:

  • 21st September 2023


This blog summarises findings from published research on the outcomes of young people's participation in mental health research, focusing on the benefits for young people and not only for researchers and the research product. The findings of a paper by Watson et al. (2023) which explored young people’s experiences of being involved in research are summarised in this blog.

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