Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 9 Issue 3

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


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The mental health of children left behind in rural China by migrating parents: a literature review

Jiang Qin, Björn Albin

Due to social transformation in China, more than 100,000,000 people are migrating within the country. Many parents are forced to leave their children behind when they…

Levels and determinants of psychological distress in eight countries of the former Soviet Union

Bayard Roberts, Pamela Abbott, Martin McKee

Although it is well recognised that the collapse of the Soviet Union and the subsequent widespread social and economic changes impacted on the levels and distribution of…

Debt and reducing stress associated with the economic downturn

John Murray

In the wake of the financial crisis and ensuing recession, there has been a substantial increase in the number of individuals and households unable to meet their financial…

Metrics and measures in tackling the social determinants of health ‐ the example of mental health and housing

Robin Johnson

This paper is an account of the discussions and recommendations by the exper t advisory panel on potential metrics and ‘sentinel indicators’ for improved outcomes in…

Provider perspectives on mental health day service modernization

Peter Swan

A postal survey and semi‐structured interviews were under taken with mental health day centre staff in two regions of England, investigating whether criticisms levelled at…

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