Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 5 Issue 4

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


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Implementation of the JOBS programme in Ireland

Margaret Barry, Colette Reynolds, Anne Sheridan, Róisín Egenton

This paper reports on the implementation and evaluation of the JOBS programme in Ireland. This is a training intervention to promote re‐employment and improve mental…

At work but ill: psychosocial work environment and well‐being determinants of presenteeism propensity

Caroline Biron, Jean‐Pierre Brun, Hans Ivers, Cary Cooper

Many studies have shown that an unfavourable psychosocial environment increases the risk of mental and physical illness, as well as absenteeism, or sickness absence…


Depression and persistent effects on work: an ‘expert patient’ survey of 500 social workers

Woody Caan, Nicky Stanley, Jill Manthorpe

Widespread effects are reported on UK economic productivity through poorly managed depressive illness in the workplace. Starting in 1999, the authors have investigated the…

Client perceptions of the MUSCSEL project: a community‐based physical activity programme for patients with mental health problems

Ron Butterly, Dan Adams, Andy Brown, Jim Golby

The paper provides an evaluation of client perceptions of a community‐based physical activity project (MUSCSEL) in Leeds. Over a period of five months, all newcomers to…

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