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Table 1 Adolescents’ demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Adolescents’ perceived barriers and facilitators to seeking and accessing professional help for anxiety and depressive disorders: a qualitative interview study

Pseudonym Age Gender Accessed professional help for anx/dep in last 12 monthsa Primary diagnosis (CSR) Secondary diagnoses (CSRs)
Luke 11 Male Yes SpecP (spiders) (5) GAD (4), SepA (4), SocA (4)
Savannah 11 Female Yes SocA (5) GAD (4)
Claire 12 Female Yes MDD (6) GAD (4)
Ben 12 Male No MDD (5) GAD (4)
Zara 12 Female No GAD (5) SocA (4)
Tim 12 Male Yes GAD (5)  
Harry 12 Male No MDD (5) SocA (5), GAD (5)
Debbie 12 Female Yes GAD (6) SepA (5), SocA (4)
Katie 13 Female No PD (7) Agor, GAD, SocA
Maya 13 Female Yes Agor (5) SocA (5), GAD (4), Hallucinations and delusions
Isaac 13 Male No MDD (6) PD (6), SocA (5), GAD (4), SpecP(darkness) (4)
Frank 14 Male No MDD (6) GAD (5), SocA (4)
Diane 14 Female Yes GAD (6) SocA (5)
Victoria 14 Female No SocA (4)  
Hannah 14 Female No PD (5) SocA (5), Agor (4), GAD (4)
Lilly 15 Female Yes GAD (6) SocA (6), PD (6), Agor (5), MDD (5), Dyst (5), SepA (4)
Chris 15 Male No PD (7) GAD (5), Agor (5), SocA (5)
Alex 15 Male Yes GAD (6) SocA (5)
Anna 15 Female No GAD (6) PTSD (7), SocA (5), Dyst (5)
Tina 15 Female Yes GAD (6) SocA (4), Dyst (5)
Sophie 16 Female No GAD (6) SocA (5), Dyst (5), Agor (4)
Joe 16 Male Yes SocA (5) GAD (4)
  1. ADHD attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Agor agoraphobia, anx anxiety disorder, ASD autism spectrum disorder, dep depressive disorder, Dyst dysthymia, GAD generalised anxiety disorder, MDD major depressive disorder, PD panic disorder, SocA social anxiety disorder, SpecP specific phobia
  2. aAdolescent received professional support within school or outside the school (e.g., specialist mental health services, counselling) for anxiety and/or depression in last 12 months