Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 2 Issue 1

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


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Physical Activity and Mental Health Promotion: The Natural Partnership

Kenneth Fox

The case for physical activity has been established through its impact on reduction in the risk of physical ill‐health such as coronary heart disease. However, there is…


Integrating Mental Health Promotion and General Health Promotion Strategies

Andrew Tannahill

This paper identifies seven points in favour of integrating mental health promotion and general health promotion strategies: mental, physical and social aspects of health…

Positive Pre‐conception Partnerships: The Essential Ingredient for Good Mental Health

Bret Hart, Karen Cochrane, Christine Quinn

Ensuring that a child has a good start in life requires a partnership that extends beyond that of the parents and that precedes a child's conception. Sharing this vision…

Lay Perceptions of Mental Disorder in Agricultural Greece: A Qualitative Approach

Anastasia Zissi

This exploratory survey aimed to investigate and to explore, using the vignette methodology, community perceptions of mental disorder in a rural area in Greece. The…

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