Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 10 Issue 3

The art, science and politics of creating a mentally healthy society


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The relationship of different sources of social support and civic participation with self‐rated health

Hugo C. van Woerden, Wouter Poortinga, Karin Bronstering, Anupam Garrib, Aseel Hegazi

Social support from different sources is beneficial for health and often helps individuals to cope with stress and illness. The aim of this paper is to simultaneously…

There seems no place for place: a gap analysis of the recovery literature

Ian Yates, Guy Holmes, Helena Priest

This paper seeks to discuss recent research concerning the subjective experience of recovery from severe mental health difficulties, with the aim of appraising the extent…


Can managed care networks improve perinatal mental healthcare for Black and minority ethnic (BME) women?

Dawn Edge

Perinatal mental illness is an important public health issue. Conditions such as postnatal depression increase mothers' risk of suicide and can herald onset of recurrent…


School‐based mental health service for refugee and asylum seeking children: multi‐agency working, lessons for good practice

Anna Chiumento, Julia Nelki, Carl Dutton, Georgina Hughes

Following a description of the Haven Project: a school based Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) for refugee children in Liverpool, this paper aims to raise…


The case against Lynn's doctrine that population IQ determines levels of socio‐economic development and public health status

David Robinson, Aristide Saggino, Marco Tommasi

The aim of this paper is to evaluate the kind of evidence and arguments used to support Richard Lynn's increasingly influential doctrine that genetically determined…

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