Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 7 Issue 2

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


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A tribute to autonomy and public mental health

Peter Tyrer

This commentary examines the autonomy‐control argument in public mental health and how services have developed over the years from prejudiced asylums, to community‐based…

Evaluation of SHINE — Make Every Child Count: a school‐based community intervention programme

Sonia Akrimi, Sophie Raynor, Richard Johnson, Ann Wylie

Many barriers to health and emotional well‐being for children are prevalent within inner‐city communities, and often result in negative consequences for education. Health…

Influences of lifestyle and general practice (GP) care on the symptom profile of people with panic disorder

Rodney Lambert, Woody Caan, Andrew McVicar

Current treatment guidelines for anxiety disorders, including panic disorder (PD), recommend either medication or cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). There is currently a…

Public information and support after disasters: a research project

Anne Eyre

This paper summarises key findings from a research project commissioned by Essex County Council's Crisis Support Scheme, which co‐ordinates the crisis support response to…

World Mental Health Week poem

Hilary Jolly

The following poem was read at a World Mental Health Week event in Cambridge. Bill suffers from schizophrenia. He is frequently confused, often in comprehensible, and…

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