Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 12 Issue 3

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


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Mental health service user involvement in research: where have we come from, where are we going?

Helen Kara

– The aim of the research is to assess the extent and value of mental health service user (MHSU) involvement in research in England.

Homeless women's experiences of social support from service providers

Donna J. Biederman, Tracy R. Nichols, Elizabeth W. Lindsey

– The purpose of this paper is to examine homeless women's interactions with service providers and the degree to which these interactions are perceived as social support.

Sense of coherence as a predictor of risky health behaviours amongst teenage girls on a targeted youth development programme

Kirsty Humphrey, Andrew McDowell

The aim of the current paper is to examine if participants attitudes and perceptions regarding risk leads to subsequent risky behaviours as this is indicative of sexual…

The representation of service users’ religious and spiritual concerns in care plans

Julia Walsh, Wilf McSherry, Peter Kevern

The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy with which care plans capture and make use of data on the spiritual and religious concerns of mental health service…

Cognitive contributors to resilience in youth from underserved populations: A brief report

Gunes Avci, Gerri Hanten, Adam Schmidt, Xiaoqi Li, Kimberley Orsten, Jessica Faber, Marina Post, Mary R. Newsome

The study is a preliminary attempt to identify cognitive factors (e.g., executive functions and intelligence) promoting resilience in youth in an underprivileged…

The Triangle of Care: carers included

Ruth Hannan

The purpose of this paper is to describe the Triangle of Care, a project designed to provide a guide to professionals on how to better include and support carers in…

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