Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 2 Issue 4

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


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Self‐help/mutual aid in promoting mental health at work

Dave Backwith, Carol Munn‐Giddings

This article relates one aspect of an action research project on work related stress and mental health problems to its wider context. It is argued that self‐help/mutual…

Designing an evaluation framework for community mental health promotion

Margaret Barry

This paper describes the development of an evaluation framework to document the process, impact and outcomes of a community‐based mental health promotion project. This…

Conceptualisations of agoraphobia: implications for mental health promotion

Felicity Callard

Agoraphobia emerged as a named disorder in the 1870s. Since then a wide variety of models ‐ both clinical and non‐clinical ‐ have been devised to explain it. This paper…

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