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Time to extend ‘a visible helping hand’

David McDaid (London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Health and Social Care)

Journal of Public Mental Health

ISSN: 1746-5729

Article publication date: 1 December 2004



Adam Smith was wrong: the new economics foundation is right: economic prosperity does not of itself bring enhanced individual and social well‐being. Indeed, it carries a significant downside. But implementing the nef manifesto would be no easy matter. In this short commentary, David McDaid outlines some of the hurdles and pitfalls that would have to be negotiated.


McDaid, D. (2004), "Time to extend ‘a visible helping hand’", Journal of Public Mental Health, Vol. 3 No. 4, pp. 16-18.



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