Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 2 Issue 2

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


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A Matter of Faith: Religion and Mental Health

Lynne Friedli

Religion and mental health are not easy issues to address within the same framework. The unstable boundary between symptoms of psychosis and some forms of religious…

Negotiating to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

Caterina Arcidiacono, Patrizia Palomba, Antonio Salzano

In a multi‐agency, multilevel and multisystem scenario, the Provincial Education Office in Naples promoted a training module for the prevention of child neglect and abuse…


Mental Health: A Secondary Concept to Mental Illness

Sandy Herron, Dennis Trent

Mental health services in Great Britain are built predominately upon a bipolar perspective of mental health. That is, mental health is seen to exist on the opposite end of…


Are Mental Health Promotion Strategies the Answer?

Jude Stansfield

This article suggests some dilemmas in producing local mental health promotion strategies, as experienced by a mental health promotion specialist in England. It argues…

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