Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 20 Issue 1

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


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Beyond the barriers: South Asian women’s experience of accessing and receiving psychological therapy in primary care

Saimah Yasmin-Qureshi, Susan Ledwith

A number of initiatives have been developed to ensure easy access to mental health services for Black and Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. Improving Access to…

Self-esteem among college students: the intersectionality of psychological distress, discrimination and gender

Monideepa B. Becerra, Devin Arias, Leah Cha, Benjamin J. Becerra

The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of low self-esteem among college students and how exogenous and endogenous factors, such as experiences of…

Study-life integration and young adult students mental health

Siti Khadijah Zainal Badri

The purpose of this paper is to investigate if study–life integration practice has an influence on young adult students’ mental health. Study–life integration in this…

Towards closing the treatment gap: a team-led model of brief psycho-educational intervention

Eliezer Yariv

Many pupils who experience distress and emotional difficulties are left untreated because of the shortage of mental health professionals at schools. This study aims to…

Evaluation of the iHEART mental health education programme on resilience and well-being of UK secondary school adolescents

Thomas Kelley, Anthony Kessel, Rosalyn Collings, Brian Rubenstein, Charlotte Monnickendam, Andrew Solomon

The purpose of this paper is to present the findings of a preliminary study based on a novel structured mental health education programme – Innate Health Education and…

Medical students’ attitudes towards mental health disclosure: a qualitative study

Ryan Christy

In 2013, the General Medical Council conducted research into best practice for supporting medical students with mental health concerns, producing a document outlining…


Women’s mental health as a public health priority: a call for action

Sergio A. Silverio

This paper aims to call the public health and mental health communities to action by making women’s mental health a public health priority.

The relationship between climate change and mental health information-seeking: a preliminary investigation

Marc O. Williams

Extreme weather events are known to be detrimental to well-being, and there is a growing interest in anxiety connected to unfolding climate change. The purpose of this…

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