Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 13 Issue 4

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


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Clinical trials and American Indians/Alaska Natives with substance use disorders: identifying potential strategies for a new cultural-based intervention

Daniel L. Dickerson, Kamilla L. Venner, Bonnie Duran

The purpose of this paper is to address a significant public mental health disparity affecting American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs): the shortage of clinical trials…


Human rights and the use of psychiatric medication

Lourdes Rodriguez del Barrio, Rosana Onocko Campos, Sabrina Stefanello, Deivisson Vianna Dantas dos Santos, Céline Cyr, Lisa Benisty, Thais de Carvalho Otanari

Formal recognition of the human rights of people living with mental health problems has greatly progressed. We must ask ourselves, however, to what extent the formal…

Experiences of discrimination by people with schizophrenia in Lagos, Nigeria

Increase Ibukun Adeosun, Abosede Adekeji Adegbohun, Oyetayo Oyewunmi Jeje, Tomilola Adejoke Adewumi

The label of schizophrenia attracts a high level of stigma; consequently, people with schizophrenia are victims of unfair treatment and have limited access to decent…

Psychological distress and attempted suicide in female victims of intimate partner violence: an illustration from the Philippines context

Diddy Antai, David Anthony

The purpose of this paper is to assess the prevalence of, and determined the factors associated with self-reported symptoms of suicide attempts and psychosocial distress…

Use of mental health services by women in low and middle income countries

Christine Paula de los Angeles, William Watkins Lewis, Ryan McBain, Mohammad Taghi Yasamy, Adepeju Aderemi Olukoya, Jodi Morris

– The purpose of this paper is to examine sex differences in mental health service usage among upper-middle, lower-middle, and low-income countries (LICs).

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