Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 20 Issue 4

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


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Three good things in nature: a nature-based positive psychological intervention to improve mood and well-being for depression and anxiety

Rosaline Keenan, Ryan Lumber, Miles Richardson, David Sheffield

Visiting and connecting with nature through psychological interventions improves well-being within the general population. However, few such interventions have been…

The impact of ambivalence on recovery from non-suicidal self-injury: considerations for health professionals

Nicole Gray, Penelope Hasking, Mark E. Boyes

Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a growing public health concern. Continued NSSI is often associated with negative outcomes, yet the behaviour usually serves a purpose…

Quality of newspaper reporting of suicidal behavior in Maharashtra, India

Ramdas Ransing, Sujita Kumar Kar, Vikas Menon, Aman Mhamunkar, Ishwar Patil, S.M. Yasir Arafat

This paper aims to evaluate the adherence of media reports of suicide published in vernacular language newspapers against the World Health Organization guidelines.

Current perspectives on public mental health training provision: a scoping review

Marta Ortega Vega, Chris Attoe, Hannah Iannelli, Aleks Saunders, Sean Cross

Public mental health training can effectively support well-being at a population level. The application of this type of training is increasingly prevalent, however…

Decomposition and changes in socio-economic inequalities in mental health in Barcelona between 2006 and 2016

Xavier Bartoll-Roca, Mercè Gotsens, Laia Palència

This study aims, firstly, to analyse the contribution of socio-economic determinants to mental health (MH) inequalities before the economic crisis, in 2006, and again in a…

Using complex systems mapping to build a strategic public health response to mental health in England

Jude Stansfield, Nick Cavill, Louise Marshall, Claire Robson, Harry Rutter

This paper aims to use systems mapping as a tool to develop an organisation-wide approach to public mental health to inform strategic direction within a national public…


Black and ethnic minority carers perceptions on mental health services and support in the United Kingdom: a systematic review

Eula Miller, Stella Foluke Bosun-Arjie, Mandu Stephen Ekpenyong

The purpose of this study was to examine and synthesise the empirical evidence on the perceptions of Black and Ethnic Minority (BAME) carers views on mental health (MH…

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