The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice: Volume 16 Issue 2

Issues for workforce development


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Implementing youth peer support in an early psychosis program

Liza Hopkins, Glenda Pedwell, Katie Wilson, Prunella Howell-Jay

The purpose of this study was to identify and understand the barriers and enablers to the implementation of youth peer support in a clinical mental health service. The development…

The relationship between depression and academic satisfaction in medical science students

Seyedmohammad Mirhosseini, Milad Bazghaleh, Mohammad Hasan Basirinezhad, Ali Abbasi, Hossein Ebrahimi

Students’ academic achievement is a multifaceted phenomenon. While depression can suppress academic performance, academic satisfaction can promote it. This study aims to…

Non-conventional clinical placements and the experience of the facilitator: a phenomenology study

Renee Hall, Lorna Moxham, Dana Perlman, Amy Tapsell

The experiences of clinical facilitators working within non-conventional mental health settings have not yet been explored. The purpose of this paper is to explore the experiences…

The challenge of functional neurological disorder – views of patients, doctors and medical students

Gareth Hutchinson, Stefanie Caroline Linden

This study aims to explore views and attitudes of doctors, patients and medical students in regard to Functional Neurological Disorders (FND), a common presentation in…

Workplace bullying from the perspectives of trainee clinical psychologists

Lan Rachel Brown, Barbara Mason, Madeline Carter

Research has identified that workplace bullying is a significant problem within health care, with health-care trainees at particular risk. The purpose of this study is to explore…

Students with severe anxiety during COVID-19 lockdown – exploring the impact and its management

Fayyaz Ahmad Faize, Waqar Husain

COVID-19 generated extensive fear and anxiety across the globe. This study aims to explore the psychological dynamics of students during COVID-19 lockdown, its impact and…


Investigating the barriers and facilitators to implementing mental health first aid in the workplace: a qualitative study

Melanie Jay Narayanasamy, Louise Thomson, Carol Coole, Fiona Nouri, Avril Drummond

There has been little research into the use and efficacy of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) across UK workplaces. This paper aims to investigate the implementation of MHFA across…

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