Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 10 Issue 4

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


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Mental health literacy among university students

Adrian Furnham, Richard Cook, Neil Martin, Mark Batey

The purpose of this paper is to explore the mental health literacy of students. This study is part of the growing interest in mental health literacy among young people.


Square pegs in round holes: the mental health needs of young adults and how well these are met by services – an explorative study

Shahid Islam

This research paper aims to examine the mental health needs of young adults and to discuss how well these are met from the vantage‐point of the patients. Young adulthood…


Supported, service‐user led, computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (CCBT) self‐help clinics

Kate Cavanagh, Nick Seccombe, Nicky Lidbetter, Dawn Bunnell

Around the UK, a number of strategies are being employed to expand the availability and increase the accessibility of psychological treatments for anxiety and depression…

Sleep as a public health concern: insomnia and mental health

Dan Robotham

This paper aims to outline the literature that situates sleep as a public health concern. In particular, it discusses the bi‐directional relationship between insomnia and…


Another rather than other: experiences of peer support specialist workers and their managers working in mental health services

Clio Berry, Mark I. Hayward, Ruth Chandler

The integration of peer support workers with lived experience of mental health problems into existing mental health services has been found beneficial in some ways…

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