Journal of Public Mental Health: Volume 9 Issue 4

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


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Promoting mental health in Northern Ireland: addressing division, inequality and stigma

Gavin Davidson, Gerard Leavey

This article provides an overview of the literature on the impact of ‘the Troubles’ on mental health in Northern Ireland. It identifies three main phases of professional…

Creating partnerships to improve community mental health and well‐being in an area of high deprivation: lessons from a study with highrise flat residents in east Glasgow

Neil Quinn, Hannah Biggs

There are significant inequalities in mental health, with mental health problems and poor mental health more common in areas of deprivation. Current policy in Scotland…

Cultural attendance and public mental health ‐ from research to practice

Mark O'Neill

The research on the health benefits of intensive engagement with creative and cultural activities through art therapy and workshops led by artists is well recognised in…

What do young people think about eating disorders and prevention programmes? Implications for partnerships between health, education and informal youth agencies

Julie Dowds

This study explores young people's perceptions of eating disorders, the risks and consequences of developing an eating disorder, and the effectiveness of education and…

Exploring a regional‐level international public mental health partnership between Lanarkshire (Scotland) and South Ostrobothnia (Finland)

Kevin O'Neill, Avril Thomson, Minna Laitila, Eija Stengård, John Logan, Antero Lassila

Partnerships for public mental health are common. At a national and regional level, partnerships are frequently developed in order to co‐ordinate programmes to deliver…

A beginner's reflection on public mental health partnerships (after a few sips of feminism)

Marija Kovandžić

In the busy reality of everyday work many notions of key concern are taken for granted. This article provides a critical reflection on commonly used and often uncontested…

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