Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 16 Issue 4

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


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Prevalence and predictors of occupational stress among quarry workers in rural Rajasthan, India

Absar Ahmad

Despite increasing recognition of the importance of mental health at the workplace, there is very little evidence and limited research information on the issue of the poor…

“What is the score?” A review of football-based public mental health interventions

Bettina Friedrich, Oliver John Mason

Football exercise as an intervention for people with severe mental health problems has seen an increasing interest in the past years. To date, there is, however, no…


Participation in developing youth mental health services: “Cinderella service” to service re-design

Rebecca Collins, Caitlin Notley, Tim Clarke, Jon Wilson, David Fowler

Whilst there are pockets of excellence in the provision of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), many services fail to meet young people’s needs…

A superpower? An educational initiative? Or something else …

Anthony Kessel, Michael Neill, Elizabeth Marmur, Rifat Malik

The purpose of this paper is to raise awareness of an understanding of “how the mind works” that has been gaining considerable traction in the coaching world and…


Dementia: beyond multi-morbidity

Steve Iliffe, Jill Manthorpe

The purpose of this paper is to consider the potential of public health perspectives to “come to the aid” of dementia research and practice.

GoodYarn: building mental health literacy in New Zealand’s rural workforce

Kate Morgaine, Louise Thompson, Katie Jahnke, Rebecca Llewellyn

“GoodYarn” is a skills-based workshop that focusses on building mental health literacy in rural communities, members of which are known to experience geographic…

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