Author Archives: Intl Journal of Mental Health Systems

Implementing guidelines on physical health in the acute mental health setting: a quality…

In the UK, life expectancy for people living with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, is reduced by 15–20 years compared with the general population.

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The property of the Japanese version of the Recovery Knowledge Inventory (RKI) among mental…

The Recovery Knowledge Inventory (RKI) is one of the influential scales to assess knowledge and attitude toward recovery-oriented practices among mental health service providers.

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Evaluation of outcomes for psychosis and epilepsy treatment delivered by primary health care…

Most evaluations of task-shifting have focused on common mental disorders.

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Situational analysis to inform development of primary care and community-based mental health…

Nepal is representative of Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) with limited availability of mental health services in rural areas, in which the majority of the population resides.

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Correction to: Mental health training for primary health care workers and implication for…

Following publication of the original article [1], the authors identified two errors in the author details, and requested the following changes.

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Participation in mental healthcare: a qualitative meta-synthesis

Facilitation of service user participation in the co-production of mental healthcare planning and service delivery is an integral component of contemporary mental health policy and clinical guidelines.

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Interventions to increase use of services; Mental Health Awareness in Nigeria

Mental health services in Nigeria consist mainly of large government psychiatric hospitals and there are very few mental health professionals to serve the large population of the country.

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Psychiatrists role in primary health care in Greece: findings from a quantitative study

Although the need for integration of mental health services into primary care is well established little has been done.

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A qualitative analysis of psychosocial outcomes among women with sexual violence-related…

Sexual violence is prevalent in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and has potentially devastating psychosocial consequences.

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Mental health training for primary health care workers and implication for success of…

Mental disorders are always remained a neglected public health problems in low and middle-income countries (LMICs), most people with mental disorders never receive effective care and there is a large treatment…

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Translating mental health diagnostic and symptom terminology to train health workers and engage…

Although there are guidelines for transcultural adaptation and validation of psychometric tools, similar resources do not exist for translation of diagnostic and symptom terminology used by health professional…

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Priority setting for mental health research in Chile

Scientific knowledge is a fundamental tool for making informed health policy decisions, but the link between health research and public policy decision-making is often missing.

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A review of web-based support systems for students in higher education

Recent evidence suggests that there is an increasing need for accessible and anonymous services to support higher education (HE) students suffering from psychological and/or academic difficulties.

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Evidence-based guideline implementation of quality assurance and quality control procedures in…

The World Mental Health surveys have been known to apply high standards of quality control, but few studies have been published to document this.

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