Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 19 Issue 3

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


Table of contents - Special Issue: Ageing and mental health

Guest Editors: Julian Ashton, Heather Edwards

Impact of a tenancy health check

Nicholas Leigh-Hunt, Ruth Fletcher-Brown, Lynsey Mould

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how loneliness and other mental health problems in older local authority housing tenants can be identified and addressed.

Using a storytelling intervention in schools to explore death, dying, and loss

Jessica Blake, Anda Bayliss, Bethan Callow, Grace Futter, Navaneeth Harikrishnan, Guy Peryer

Experiencing bereavement in childhood can cause profound changes to developmental trajectories. This paper aims to evaluate the feasibility of implementing a public health…

A case study of tri-morbidity

Emily Player, Emily Clark, Heidi Gure-Klinke, Jennifer Walker, Nick Steel

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the vulnerability of individuals living with tri-morbidity and the complexity of care required to serve this patient group…

Winter is coming: age and early psychological concomitants of the Covid-19 pandemic in England

Jerome Carson, Julie Prescott, Rosie Allen, Sandie McHugh

This paper aims to demonstrate early psychological concomitants of the Covid-19 pandemic in England on a sample of younger and older people.

Alcohol and public mental health for older people: 20 years of UK policy change

Rahul Tony Rao

The purpose of this paper is to detail developments in UK alcohol policy for older people over the past 20 years, based on evidence for a growing public health problem…

Validity and reliability: the Iranian version of Lawton IADL in elderly community dwellers

Fatemeh Sadat Mirzadeh, Mahtab Alizadeh-Khoei, Farshad Sharifi, Reyhaneh Aminaloroaya, Sakar Hormozi, Hossein Fakhrzadeh

Normal aging changes, acute and chronic illness, and the long stay in the hospital made the decline in elderly physical and mental abilities in non-instrumental and…

Making things personal: a project promoting the wellbeing of older residents and staff in sheltered housing and care homes

Heather Edwards

This paper aims to present findings of a project implementing training to enable care staff to create simple audio-biographical resources with older tenants and residents…


Public and patient involvement in research on ageing and dementia

Julian Ashton, Clare F. Aldus, Peter Richmond, Helen Allen

This paper aims to assess the current state, and various methods, of public and patient involvement, particularly but not exclusively in research on ageing and dementia.

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