Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 11 Issue 2

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


Table of contents

Could health service reforms make general practitioners ill?

Anthea Hockly, Woody Caan

This is an unprecedented period of organisational change in English primary care. The aim of this paper is to draw on findings from the most recent period of rapid change…

Influences on diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders among minority ethnic people in the UK

Punita Chowbey, Sarah Salway, Mubarak Ismail

Evidence, though limited, suggests that UK minority ethnic individuals have lower referral rates for eating disorders than their White British counterparts. Missed or…


Communicating with older people about positive mental health

Simone Pettigrew, Robert J. Donovan, Melanie Pescud, Robert Newton, Duncan Boldy

In response to a call for greater attention to the mental health promotion needs of older people, this study aims to identify those aspects of mental health messages that…


Inclusive dialogue: the way forward in anti‐stigma mental health education?

Emma Lindley

Challenging the stigma of mental illness is a major public health concern. School‐based anti‐stigma education is in its infancy. Little attention has been given to the…


Rehabilitation programme for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse

Fiona Ellis

This paper aims to demonstrate the effectiveness of group therapy programmes for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse (CSA), looking specifically at The Butterfly…

Cover of Journal of Public Mental Health



Online date, start – end:


Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:



  • Lee Knifton
  • Neil Quinn