Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 17 Issue 1

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


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Does food security predict poor mental health?

Justin Tevie, Fadia Shaya

The purpose of this paper is to assess food security as a risk factor in the development of poor mental health among younger populations in the USA over an eight-year…

Contrasting depression among African Americans and major depressive disorder in the DSM-V

Sirry Alang

The purpose of this paper is to identify symptoms that constitute a shared cultural model of depression among African Americans and to compare these accounts with criteria…

“As soon as people hear that word…”: associative stigma among clinicians working with people with serious mental illness

Beth A. Vayshenker, Joseph DeLuca, Timothy Bustle, Philip Yanos

Stigma by association occurs when members affiliated with a marginalized group become discredited themselves. The purpose of this paper is to explore associative stigma…

Lifestyle coaching for mental health difficulties: scoping review

Lauren Bishop, Ann Hemingway, Sara Ashencaen Crabtree

UK mental health strategy calls for interventions that empower people to self-manage their condition. In lifestyle coaching, coach and client work collaboratively on…

Nurses first: so that patients can receive first rate care

Rachel Louise Wood

Through the discussion of two case studies, the purpose of this paper is to suggest that nurses may drive themselves to achieve the impossible. Professional bodies and…

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