Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 7 Issue 3

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


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Joint strategic needs assessment: a new approach to joint working in public services

Luke Ward, Paul Cosford

On April 2008, the new statutory duty on local authorities and primary care trusts (PCTs) to work together with their local partners to produce a joint strategic needs…

Democracy and mental health ‐ a psychoanalytic contribution

Mark Cohen

In this paper, the author comments on the influence of political structures on public mental health. Using psychoanalytic theory and a Kleinian framework, the author…


This article has been withdrawn as it was published elsewhere and accidentally duplicated. The original article can be seen here: 10.1108/13619322200800019. When citing…


A review of ecotherapy as an adjunct form of treatment for those who use mental health services

Neil Wilson, Michael Ross, Kevin Lafferty, Russell Jones

The concept of utilising greenspace to promote and maintain mental health predates the development of almost all current treatment modalities. Although the use of…

The National Service Framework for Mental Health: progress, prospects and priorities

Jed Boardman, Michael Parsonage

The National Service Framework for Mental Health was published in late 1999, setting ambitious 10‐year targets. This article draws on findings presented in a recent…

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