Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 21 Issue 2

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


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“You cannot pour from an empty cup!”: child well-being service providers’ and policymakers’ professional supervision, coping and well-being during COVID-19

Dimitar Karadzhov, Jennifer C. Davidson, Graham Wilson

This paper aims to present findings from 440 responses regarding the experiences of supervision, coping and well-being of 83 service providers and policymakers from eight…

Impact on community members of a culturally appropriate adaptation of a social and emotional well-being intervention in an aboriginal community

Julia Anwar-McHenry, Lesley Murray, Catherine F. Drane, Julie Owen, Amberlee Nicholas, Robert J. Donovan

Indigenous Australians report mental health problems at a much higher rate than non-Indigenous Australians. However, rather than more services, it has been proposed that…

What do we know about the mental health of porn performers? A systematic literature review

Hannes Jarke

Much has been debated about the impact pornography has on the health of those who consume it. But how is it affecting the people starring in it? Performing in porn is a…

Content analysis of reports of student suicide deaths in South African print medium newspapers

Lieketseng Yvonne Ned, Willie Tafadzwa Chinyamurindi, Jason Bantjes

The aim was to assess the quality of newspaper reporting of university student suicides in South Africa, using the World Health Organisation guidelines. Suicide among…

Suicide as a medical education curricular topic: a documentary analysis of Brazilian federal medical schools

Thiago Aguiar Jesuino, Mariana Camelier-Mascarenhas, Thaiane Santos Ferreira, Júlia Barreto de Farias, Leticia de Oliveira Lima, Ivete Maria Santos Oliveira

Physicians worldwide need to be able to identify and assess suicide risk or behavior in their consults. The proper training of medical staff is an important form of…

Gender differences in use of suicide crisis hotlines: a scoping review of current literature

Lauren Sealy Krishnamurti, Lindsey L. Monteith, Ian McCoy, Melissa E. Dichter

Little is known about the gender profile of callers to crisis hotlines, despite distinct gender differences in suicide risk and behavior. The authors assessed current…

Ethnic mental health inequalities and mental health policies in England 1999-2020

Basharat Hussain, Ada Hui, Stephen Timmons, Kennedy Nkhoma

This paper presents a thematic synthesis of mental health policies published in England from 1999 to 2020.

The impact of mental health information overload on community education programs to enhance mental health-care seeking

Andrea B. Bink, Patrick Corrigan

Education programs seek to increase the public’s mental health literacy so they are better able to, among other things, help others engage in care when in need. This task…


Evaluating the effectiveness of interventions to reducing screen time in children: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Duygu Akçay, Nuray Barış

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact of interventions focused on reducing screen time in children.

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