Associate Researcher
Lecturer and hospital practitioner in psychiatry
Centre hospitalier de Versailles, service de psychiatrie d'adulte
UFR des Sciences de la Santé Simone Veil
Université Versailles Saint-Quentin en Yvelines

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Research interest

  • Psychiatric epidemiology
  • Care trajectories of patients with common psychiatric disorders in the general population (associated factors, health care access, psychiatric management)
  • Mental health practices in general practice and GP/psychiatrist cooperation for common mental disorders and suicidal acts
  • Care practices in psychiatry
  • Disabilities of severe mental disorders

Current interest

  • Evaluating an intervention aiming at improving the MDPH's assessment of psychic disability situations linked to a schizophrenic disorder (MDPH: French departmental office for people with disability). Study funded through the call for project ‘IReSP 2013' (handicap psychique)
  • Mental suffering related to general practice work. Héraclès study (Réseau Sentinelle, ARS Nord - Pas-de-Calais)
  • Care trajectories followed before inpatient care for depression (collaboration IRDES)
  • Health care access for common mental disorders among young adults (cohort TEMPO designed by M. Melchior)


E-mental health care among young adults and help-seeking behaviors: a transversal study in a community sample.
Younès N., Chollet A., Menard E., Melchior M. J Med Internet Res. 2015 May 15;17(5):e123.

Unemployment and substance use in young adults: does educational attainment modify the association?
Melchior M., Chollet A., Elidemir G., Galéra C., Younès N. Eur Addict Res. 2015;21(3):115-23.

Work characteristics and suicidal ideation in young adults in France.
Dalglish S.L., Melchior M., Younès N., Surkan P.J. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2015 Apr;50(4):613-20.

Attempted and completed suicide in primary care: not what we expected?
Younès N., Melchior M., Turbelin C., Blanchon T., Hanslik T., Chee C.C. J Affect Disord. 2015 Jan 1;170:150-4.

Treatment for illegal drug use disorders: the role of comorbid mood and anxiety disorders.
Melchior M., Prokofyeva E., Younès N., Surkan P.J., Martins S.S. BMC Psychiatry. 2014 Mar 26;14:89.