Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 15 Issue 4

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


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Shifting culture and taking action to reduce smoking and premature death among people with a mental health condition

Katy Harker, Hazel Cheeseman

Mental health conditions affect almost a quarter of the population who die on average 10-20 years earlier than the general population. Smoking is the single largest cause…


Early intervention for stigma towards mental illness? Promoting positive attitudes towards severe mental illness in primary school children

Kathryn Greenwood, Christine Carroll, Lucie Crowter, Kim Jamieson, Laura Ferraresi, Anna-Marie Jones, Rupert Brown

Stigma towards severe mental illness (SMI) is widespread, exacerbating mental health problems, and impacting on help-seeking and social inclusion. Anti-stigma campaigns…


Adults’ perceptions about whether children should disclose their mental illness

Patrick Corrigan, Blythe Buchholz, Patrick J. Michaels, Sue McKenzie

Disclosure of mental illness is a key ingredient in contact-based public stigma change strategies. Adults who disclose their personal recovery story experience greater…

Investigating the efficacy of a targeted youth intervention on negative problem orientation

Kirsty Humphrey

The purpose of this paper is to explore the efficacy of a targeted youth programme that promotes social-emotion learning through an experiential learning, on negative…

A scoping review of care received by young people aged 16-25 when admitted to adult mental health hospital wards

William Murcott

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the extent, range and nature of literature concerning the mental health inpatient care of the young adult population (16-25…

When work kills

Sarah Waters, Marina Karanikolos, Martin McKee

The purpose of this paper is to examine the rising public health phenomenon of workplace suicide drawing on comparative insights from the French and UK contexts. France…

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