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  1. Content type: Research

    Non-professional community health workers have been widely reported as possibly having a role in mental health. In Indonesia, their role is currently being introduced in the national health system for perinata...

    Authors: Endang R. Surjaningrum, Anthony F. Jorm, Harry Minas and Ritsuko Kakuma

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:46

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  2. Content type: Research

    Transition from prison to community is a challenging time for all people who have been incarcerated. It is particularly challenging for those also living with serious and persistent mental illness. This study ...

    Authors: Nicola Hancock, Jennifer Smith-Merry and Kirsty Mckenzie

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:45

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  3. Content type: Research

    The World Health Organization’s ‘building back better’ approach advocates capitalizing on the resources and political will elicited by disasters to strengthen national mental health systems. This study explore...

    Authors: Liana E. Chase, Kedar Marahatta, Kripa Sidgel, Sujan Shrestha, Kamal Gautam, Nagendra P. Luitel, Bhogendra Raj Dotel and Reuben Samuel

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:44

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  4. Content type: Debate

    In 1978 Italy implemented Law Number 180, the reform law that blocked all new admissions to public mental hospitals. After 40 years without mental hospitals, we aim at understanding the consequences of the Ita...

    Authors: Corrado Barbui, Davide Papola and Benedetto Saraceno

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:43

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  5. Content type: Research

    Postpartum depression is an important but neglected public health issue in low- and middle-income countries. The aim of this study was to assess postpartum depressive (PPD) symptoms and associated factors in a...

    Authors: Telake Azale, Abebaw Fekadu and Charlotte Hanlon

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:42

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  6. Content type: Study protocol

    There is international recognition of the need for service user and caregiver involvement in mental health system strengthening. However, little is known about how best to integrate this approach into the ment...

    Authors: Sisay Abayneh, Heidi Lempp, Jill Manthorpe and Charlotte Hanlon

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:41

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  7. Content type: Research

    In many low- and middle-income countries, faith healing is used alongside biomedical treatment for many health problems including mental disorders. Further, Christianity in Africa has seen much transformation ...

    Authors: Lily N. A. Kpobi and Leslie Swartz

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:40

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  8. Content type: Research

    Health systems in Bangladesh are not fully organized to provide optimal care services to patients with mental health problems. There is both a lack of resources and a disproportional distribution of the availa...

    Authors: Nazmun Nahar Nuri, Malabika Sarker, Helal Uddin Ahmed, Mohammad Didar Hossain, Claudia Beiersmann and Albrecht Jahn

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:39

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  9. Content type: Research

    Satisfaction is the psychological state that results from confirmation or disconfirmation of expectations with reality. Patients’ satisfaction is a healthcare recipient’s reaction to salient aspect of the cont...

    Authors: Haftom Desta, Tesfay Berhe and Solomon Hintsa

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:38

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  10. Content type: Short report

    Mental illness can affect anyone irrespective of race, gender or personal characteristics. The study sought to investigate health workers’ Knowledge on Mental Health Legislation in Ghana focusing on the Certif...

    Authors: Reindolf Anokye, Enoch Acheampong, Naomi Gyamfi, Amy Budu-Ainooson and Ernest Appiah Kyei

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:37

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  11. Content type: Research

    Mental health problems represent the greatest global burden of disease among children and adolescents. There is, however, lack of policy development and implementation for child and adolescent mental health (C...

    Authors: Stella Mokitimi, Marguerite Schneider and Petrus J. de Vries

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:36

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  12. Content type: Research

    The UN resolution recommends treating all mentally ill patients with humanity and respect. However, social stigma continues to prevail for patients with schizophrenia. Physical restraint and confinement of the...

    Authors: Nenden Hikmah Laila, Renti Mahkota, Tri Krianto and Siddharudha Shivalli

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:35

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  13. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error in note “a” of Table 5.

    Authors: Rie Chiba, Maki Umeda, Kyohei Goto, Yuki Miyamoto, Sosei Yamaguchi and Norito Kawakami

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:34

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2017 11:71

  14. Content type: Research

    Exogenous stressors resulting from air pollution can lead to depression and chronic disease. Chinese levels of air pollution are among the highest in the world, and although associated adverse health effects a...

    Authors: Qing Wang and Zhiming Yang

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:33

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  15. Content type: Research

    Outbreaks of mass psychogenic illness (MPI), which are a constellation of physical signs and symptoms suggestive of organic illness with no identifiable causes. MPI has been documented in numerous cultural, et...

    Authors: Moges Ayehu, Misganu Endriyas, Emebet Mekonnen, Mekonen Shiferaw and Tebeje Misganaw

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:31

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  16. Content type: Research

    Recovery-oriented practice is recommended in services for people with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Understanding practitioners’ perceptions of recovery-oriented services may be a key...

    Authors: Eva Brekke, Lars Lien, Kari Nysveen and Stian Biong

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:30

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  17. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors wrote to request that the title of their manuscript be changed from “Analysis of the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service data from 2011...

    Authors: Sang‑Uk Lee, Minah Soh, Vin Ryu, Chul‑Eung Kim, Subin Park, Sungwon Roh, In‑Hwan Oh, Hye‑Young Lee and SungKu Choi

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:32

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:9

  18. Content type: Debate

    This article provides an overview of the current and projected climate change risks and impacts to mental health and provides recommendations for priority actions to address the mental health consequences of c...

    Authors: Katie Hayes, G. Blashki, J. Wiseman, S. Burke and L. Reifels

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:28

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  19. Content type: Research

    Current mental health policy emphasizes the importance of community-based service delivery for people with mental health problems to encompass personal recovery. The aim of this study is to explore how users a...

    Authors: Ingrid Femdal

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:26

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  20. Content type: Research

    Indonesian maternal health policies state that community health workers (CHWs) are responsible for detection and referral of pregnant women and postpartum mothers who might suffer from mental health problems (...

    Authors: Endang R. Surjaningrum, Harry Minas, Anthony F. Jorm and Ritsuko Kakuma

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:27

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  21. Content type: Research

    To promote an effective mental health system, the World Health Organization recommends the involvement of primary care in prevention and treatment of mild diseases and community-based care for serious mental i...

    Authors: Julian Perelman, Pedro Chaves, José Miguel Caldas de Almeida and Maria Ana Matias

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:25

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  22. Content type: Research

    Transgender women are at significant risk of HIV, and they face intersecting barriers to health, social, and legal services. However, data regarding the unique needs and experiences of transgender women are gl...

    Authors: Siyan Yi, Sovannary Tuot, Srean Chhim, Pheak Chhoun, Phalkun Mun and Gitau Mburu

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:24

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  23. Content type: Research

    Suicide and suicide-related behaviours are major public health concerns in Australia and worldwide. One universal intervention that has received an increased focus as a means of preventing suicide is the use o...

    Authors: Maria Ftanou, Jaelea Skehan, Karolina Krysinska, Marc Bryant, Matthew J. Spittal and Jane Pirkis

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:23

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  24. Content type: Review

    Screening children for autism has gained wider acceptance within clinical practice, and early intervention has improved outcomes. Increasingly, adapting an existing screening instrument is a common, fast metho...

    Authors: Turkiya S. Al Maskari, Craig A. Melville and Diane S. Willis

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:22

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  25. Content type: Research

    The higher prevalence of smoking among psychiatric patients is well established. However, gender-specific associations have rarely been the focus of studies among patients with various psychiatric disorders. T...

    Authors: Fahad D. Alosaimi, Mohammed Abalhassan, Bandar Alhaddad, Ebtihaj O. Fallata, Abdulhadi Alhabbad, Rabab Alshenqiti and Mohammed Z. Alassiry

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:21

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  26. Content type: Research

    Although the physical consequences of dengue are well documented, delayed psychological co-morbidities are not well studied to date. Therefore, the objective of the present study was to determine the prevalenc...

    Authors: Nayana Gunathilaka, Miyuru Chandradasa, Layani Champika, Shirom Siriwardana and Lakmini Wijesooriya

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:20

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  27. Content type: Research

    Previous research has shown a link between parental mental illness and adverse development in their offspring. In Norway, it is mandatory for health professionals to identify if patients in adult mental health...

    Authors: Camilla Lauritzen, Anne Berit Kolmannskog and Anette Christine Iversen

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:18

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  28. Content type: Research

    Mental health literacy (MHL) refers to an individuals’ knowledge and beliefs about mental disorders that aid their recognition, management, and prevention. This study aims to investigate the MHL of depression ...

    Authors: Quynh Chi Nguyen Thai and Thanh Huong Nguyen

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:19

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  29. Content type: Research

    To identify the rate and predictors of utilization of rehabilitation services among people with psychotic disorders in rural communities of Guangxi.

    Authors: Hongye Luo, Edward B. McNeil, Qiming Feng, Hongheng Li, Qiang Chen, Xianjing Qin, Jun Feng and Sawitri Assanangkornchai

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:17

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  30. Content type: Study Protocol

    In an effort to promote greater access to voluntary counseling and testing for HIV, it has become practice in many countries, including South Africa, to establish non-medical testing sites and to de-couple HIV...

    Authors: Jason Bantjes and Ashraf Kagee

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:16

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  31. Content type: Research

    Many children in low and middle income countries (LMIC) are exposed to trauma. Contact with public services are a potential influence on parent–child reactions and coping post-trauma. Little is known about how...

    Authors: Victoria Williamson, Sarah L. Halligan, Bronwyne Coetzee, Ian Butler, Mark Tomlinson, Sarah Skeen and Jackie Stewart

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:15

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  32. Content type: Research

    It is estimated that 8 million of the Chinese adult population had a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Stigma associated with mental illness, which is pervasive in the Chinese cultural context, impacts both persons ...

    Authors: Yin-Ling Irene Wong, Dexia Kong, Lufei Tu and Rosemary Frasso

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:14

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  33. Content type: Research

    Care coordination has been identified as a person-centred response to the difficulty in meeting the needs of people with severe and persistent mental illness and complex needs. This study evaluated the process...

    Authors: Michelle Banfield and Owen Forbes

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:13

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  34. Content type: Research

    Uganda has one of the highest per capita alcohol consumption rates in sub-Saharan Africa. However, the prevalence of alcohol use disorders (AUD) remains unknown in many areas, especially in rural districts. Th...

    Authors: Oliva Nalwadda, Sujit D. Rathod, Juliet Nakku, Crick Lund, Martin Prince and Fred Kigozi

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:12

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  35. Content type: Research

    The treatment gap for mental illness in Nigeria, as in other sub-Saharan countries, is estimated to be around 85%. There is need to prioritise mental health care in low and middle income countries by providing...

    Authors: Julian Eaton, Oye Gureje, Mary De Silva, Taiwo Lateef Sheikh, Ekpe Esien Ekpe, Mohammed Abdulaziz, Asiya Muhammad, Yusuf Akande, Uchechi Onukogu, Theo Onyuku, Jibril Abdulmalik, Woye Fadahunsi, Emeka Nwefoh and Alex Cohen

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:11

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  36. Content type: Research

    Schizophrenia is a recurrent, debilitating disease that is rarely curable. Rapid intervention after the first episode of schizophrenia has been shown to positively affect the prognosis. Unfortunately, basic da...

    Authors: Sang-Uk Lee, Minah Soh, Vin Ryu, Chul-Eung Kim, Subin Park, Sungwon Roh, In-Hwan Oh, Hye-Young Lee and SungKu Choi

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:9

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    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:32

  37. Content type: Research

    Depression is a leading cause of disability and has been projected to become the 2nd most burdensome disease by the year 2020; depression has also been found to be the strongest single risk factor for attempte...

    Authors: Deborah O. Aluh, Obinna C. Anyachebelu, Chibueze Anosike and Ezinne L. Anizoba

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:8

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  38. Content type: Research

    While mental and substance use disorders are common worldwide, the treatment gap is enormous in low and middle income countries. Primary health care is considered to be the most important way for people to get...

    Authors: Sofia Olofsson, Miguel San Sebastian and Bhoomikumar Jegannathan

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:7

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  39. Content type: Case study

    Globally, there is a large treatment gap for people with mental disorders, and this gap is especially extreme in Low and Middle Income Countries. This gap can be potentially bridged by integrating evidenced ba...

    Authors: Rohit Ramaswamy, Rahul Shidhaye and Sharmishtha Nanda

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:5

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  40. Content type: Research

    In line with the evidence-based paradigm, routine outcome monitoring and clinical feedback systems are now being recommended and implemented in youth mental health services. However, what constitutes a good ou...

    Authors: Kristina O. Lavik, Marius Veseth, Helga Frøysa, Per-Einar Binder and Christian Moltu

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:3

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  41. Content type: Research

    Social media, defined as interactive Web applications, have been on the rise globally, particularly among adults. The objective of this study was to investigate the trend of the literature related to the most ...

    Authors: Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Waleed M. Sweileh, Rahmat Awang and Samah W. Al-Jabi

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:4

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  42. Content type: Research

    Australia is a multicultural nation with a humanitarian program that welcomes a large number of Iraqi refugees. Despite the high prevalence of trauma related disorders, professional help-seeking in this group ...

    Authors: Maria Gabriela Uribe Guajardo, Shameran Slewa-Younan, Betty Ann Kitchener, Haider Mannan, Yaser Mohammad and Anthony Francis Jorm

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:2

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  43. Content type: Case study

    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. In recent years, evidence...

    Authors: Stuart Green, Ed Beveridge, Liz Evans, Jenny Trite, Sandra Jayacodi, Rachel Evered, Caroline Parker, Luca Polledri, Emily Tabb, John Green, Anton Manickam, Joanna Williams, Rebecca Deere and Bill Tiplady

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:1

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  44. Content type: Research

    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. In the present study, we aimed...

    Authors: Rie Chiba, Maki Umeda, Kyohei Goto, Yuki Miyamoto, Sosei Yamaguchi and Norito Kawakami

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2017 11:71

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    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2018 12:34

  45. Content type: Research

    Most evaluations of task-shifting have focused on common mental disorders. Much less work has been done on severe mental neurological and substance use (MNS) disorders, such as chronic psychosis and epilepsy. ...

    Authors: M. J. D. Jordans, L. Aldridge, N. P. Luitel, F. Baingana and B. A. Kohrt

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2017 11:70

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  46. Content type: Research

    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.

    Authors: Mangesh Angdembe, Brandon A. Kohrt, Mark Jordans, Damodar Rimal and Nagendra P. Luitel

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2017 11:69

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  47. Content type: Correction

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

    Authors: Getinet Ayano, Dawit Assefa, Kibrom Haile, Asrat Chaka, Kelemua Haile, Melat Solomon, Kalkidan Yohannis, Akilew Awoke Adane and Kemal Jemal

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2017 11:68

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    The original article was published in International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2017 11:63

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