Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 3 Issue 1

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


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Mental health and employment: some economic evidence

Claire Curran, Martin Knapp, Jennifer Beecham

This paper brings together findings from current research into mental health and employment from an economic perspective. The economic impact of reduced employment and…

Protective Behaviours: safety, confidence and self‐esteem

Jocelyn Rose

Protective Behaviours is an empowerment process that raises self‐esteem and self‐confidence and increases assertiveness in the context of feeling safe. Developed in the US…

South Asian women in Britain: their mental health needs and views of services

Nirmal Kumari

This paper describes a survey carried out by a South Asian women's voluntary organisation to identify the physical and mental health needs of its users. The results…

Promoting mental health through physical activity: examples from practice

Martin Jones, Carol O'Beney

The physical health benefits of exercise are well established but there is also growing research evidence of links between physical activity and mental health benefits…

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