Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 5 Issue 3

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


Table of contents

When equality is not really equal: affirmative action and consumer participation

Brenda Happell, Cath Roper

Consumer participation in mental health service planning and delivery is now authorised through Australian government policy. While strategies have been implemented to…

The provision of psychotherapy: an international comparison

Stefan Priebe, Donna Wright

There has been a recent initiative in England to establish a wider provision of psychotherapy. Studying the models of psychological treatment and experiences in other…

Estimating treatment duration for psychotherapy in primary care

Timothy Carey

Mental health problems are increasing in society. To deal with these problems effectively, it is imperative that appropriate treatments are delivered. Some evidence…

In‐Sight: an evaluation of user‐led, recovery‐based, holistic group training for bipolar disorder

Heather Straughan, Michael Buckenham

This paper reports outcomes from a holistic, recovery‐based, user‐led group training for people with DSM‐IV bipolar disorder. Drawn from professional therapies and…

Cover of Journal of Public Mental Health



Online date, start – end:


Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:



  • Lee Knifton
  • Neil Quinn