Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 16 Issue 2

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


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Relationship between loneliness and mental health in students

Thomas Richardson, Peter Elliott, Ron Roberts

Previous cross-sectional research has examined the effect of loneliness on mental health. The purpose of this paper is to examine longitudinal relationships in students.


Promoting mental health awareness in sport clubs

Gavin Breslin, Tandy Jane Haughey, Paul Donnelly, Ciaran Kearney, Garry Prentice

The World Health Organization estimates that millions of people across the world experience mental health problems, yet traditionally athletes have been poorly supported…


Moving on: the BodyMind ApproachTM for medically unexplained symptoms

Helen Payne, Susan D.M. Brooks

The purpose of this paper is to summarise practice-based evidence from an analysis of outcomes from a county-wide pilot study of a specialised primary care clinic…

Parenting and infant mental health promotion: teachers’ views

Lynn Carol Cuddihy, Anna Waugh

The purpose of this paper is to critically examine school teachers’ experiences and beliefs regarding parenting and infant mental health (IMH) promotion, starting with the…


Newspaper reporting of mental illness

Namino Ottewell

The purpose of this paper is to examine a time trend in newspaper reporting of mental illness in Japan between 1987 and 2014.

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