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  1. Psychological distress has been well identified in recently resettled refugee groups; however, evidence on psychological distress over time is not conclusive. Australia has welcomed a large refugee population ...

    Authors: Maria Gabriela Uribe Guajardo, Shameran Slewa-Younan, Mitchell Smith, Sandy Eagar and Glenn Stone
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2016 10:4
  2. Many adolescents have poor mental health literacy, stigmatising attitudes towards people with mental illness, and lack skills in providing optimal Mental Health First Aid to peers. These could be improved with...

    Authors: Laura M. Hart, Robert J. Mason, Claire M. Kelly, Stefan Cvetkovski and Anthony F. Jorm
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2016 10:3
  3. The aim of this study is to examine the validity and reliability of the Korean version of attitudes towards suicide (ATTS) on a group of university students, which would contribute to the evaluation of the ATT...

    Authors: Nam-Ju Ji, Yeon-Pyo Hong and Weon-Young Lee
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2016 10:2
  4. Mozambique has gradually changed its action on mental health (MH) from an asylum-centric care with long-term hospitalization to an innovative approach to community and primary care.

    Authors: Palmira Fortunato dos Santos, Milton L. Wainberg, José Miguel Caldas-de-Almeida, Benedetto Saraceno and Jair de Jesus Mari
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2016 10:1
  5. This paper outlines the main elements and features of a mental health care delivery platform and its delivery channels. These include evidence-based interventions that can be delivered via this platform as wel...

    Authors: Rahul Shidhaye, Crick Lund and Dan Chisholm
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:40
  6. Currently, mental health is an important public health problem and the leading cause of disability worldwide. Studies have shown that, mental illnesses are more common among the prison population than the gene...

    Authors: Berihun Assefa Dachew, Abel Fekadu, Teresa Kisi, Nigussie Yigzaw and Telake Azale Bisetegn
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:39
  7. The care situation for persons experiencing severe mental illness is often complex and demands good coordination, communication, and interpersonal relationships among those involved from the primary and specia...

    Authors: Tore Sørlie, Marit Borg, Karin B. Flage, Ole-Bjørn Kolbjørnsrud, Gunnar B. Haugen, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth and Torleif Ruud
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:38
  8. The aim of the study was to evaluate validity of the Italian Mini-ICF-APP (Mini-ICF Rating for Limitations of Activities and Participation in Psychological Disorders) in schizophrenia and related disorders.

    Authors: Federica Pinna, Andrea Fiorillo, Massimo Tusconi, Beatrice Guiso and Bernardo Carpiniello
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:37
  9. To improve adherence to evidence-based recommendations, it is logical to identify determinants of practice and tailor interventions to address these. We have previously prioritised six recommendations to impro...

    Authors: Eivind Aakhus, Ingeborg Granlund, Andrew D. Oxman and Signe A. Flottorp
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:36
  10. The risk/rescue rating scale (RRRS) assesses the lethality of a suicide attempt, which is defined as the probability of inflicting irreversible damage. We assessed the lethality of suicide attempts using the R...

    Authors: Sang Hoon Oh, Han Joon Kim, Soo Hyun Kim, Young Min Kim and Kyu Nam Park
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:35
  11. Huntington’s disease (HD) is a progressive neurodegenerative illness that affects 2–9/100.000 of the general population. The usual onset is at around age 35–40 years, but there were cases with onset above 55 y...

    Authors: Alina Mihaela Pascu, Petru Ifteni, Andreea Teodorescu, Victoria Burtea and Christoph U. Correll
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:33
  12. Mental health care in Australia is fragmented and inaccessible for people experiencing severe and complex mental ill-health. Partners in Recovery is a Federal Government funded scheme that was designed to impr...

    Authors: Jennifer Smith-Merry, Jim Gillespie, Nicola Hancock and Ivy Yen
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:32
  13. Depression is an important and growing contributor to the burden of disease around the world and evidence suggests the experience of depression varies cross-culturally. Efforts to improve the integration of se...

    Authors: Jill Murphy, Elliot M. Goldner, Charles H. Goldsmith, Pham Thi Oanh, William Zhu, Kitty K. Corbett and Vu Cong Nguyen
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:31
  14. The convergence between mental ill health and homelessness is well documented, but critical events that precipitate the downward spiral into homelessness, and promote personal recovery remain only partially ex...

    Authors: Vandana Gopikumar, Kamala Easwaran, Mrinalini Ravi, Nirmal Jude and Joske Bunders
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:30
  15. The mental health needs of young people are often inadequately met by health services. Quality improvement approaches provide a framework for measuring, assessing and improving the quality of healthcare. Howev...

    Authors: Stefanie Puszka, Tricia Nagel, Veronica Matthews, Diana Mosca, Rebecca Piovesan, Annapurna Nori and Ross Bailie
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:28
  16. Researchers and practitioners are concerned with a range of inter-related factors that impact on the mental health of refugees, including the traumatic events (TEs) of conflict, conditions of post-migration ad...

    Authors: Alvin Kuowei Tay, Susan Rees, Jack Chen, Moses Kareth, Mohammed Mohsin and Derrick Silove
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:29
  17. The knowledge generated from evidence-based interventions in mental health systems research is seldom translated into policy and practice in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). Stakeholder analysis is a po...

    Authors: Amit Makan, Abebaw Fekadu, Vaibhav Murhar, Nagendra Luitel, Tasneem Kathree, Joshua Ssebunya and Crick Lund
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:27
  18. Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy is used to treat children who have experienced traumatic events and suffer from trauma-related disorders. Its effectiveness has been demonstrated in several randomiz...

    Authors: Satomi Kameoka, Junko Yagi, Yoko Arai, Sachiko Nosaka, Azusa Saito, Wakako Miyake, Saeko Takada, Sayaka Yamamoto, Yasuko Asano, Eizaburo Tanaka and Nozomu Asukai
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:26
  19. Length of stay in psychiatric hospitals interests health service planners, economists and clinicians. At a systems level it is preferable to study general adult and forensic psychiatric beds together since the...

    Authors: Anand Sharma, Warren Dunn, Clare O’Toole and Harry G Kennedy
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:25
  20. Burn out in clinical psychologists working in low income countries has been reported. Clinical supervisory structures do not yet exist in Uganda. A way to decrease levels of burn out and increase quality of ca...

    Authors: Jennifer Hall, Rosco Kasujja and Peter Oakes
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:24
  21. Japan has introduced an acute psychiatric care unit to the public healthcare insurance program, but its requirement of a shorter length of stay could lead to discharges without proper discharge planning. The a...

    Authors: Miharu Nakanishi, Junko Niimura, Michika Tanoue, Motoe Yamamura, Toyoaki Hirata and Nozomu Asukai
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:23
  22. While the nursing profession has been associated with mental health problems and the research into the antecedents of mental health has steadily grown, the relationship between abusive supervision and mental h...

    Authors: Jing Qian, Haiwan Wang, Zhuo Rachel Han, Jun Wang and Hui Wang
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:22
  23. Common mental disorders (CMD) are a leading cause of disability globally. Emerging evidence indicates that in low and middle income countries the treatment gap for CMD can be addressed through the use of train...

    Authors: Dixon Chibanda, Tarryn Bowers, Ruth Verhey, Simbarashe Rusakaniko, Melanie Abas, Helen A Weiss and Ricardo Araya
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:21
  24. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training for Bhutanese refugee community leaders in the U.S. We hypothesized that training refugee leaders would improve kn...

    Authors: Parangkush Subedi, Changwei Li, Ashok Gurung, Destani Bizune, M Christina Dogbey, Caroline C Johnson and Katherine Yun
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:20
  25. The appropriate utilization of community services by people with mental health difficulties is becoming increasingly important in Japan. The aim of the present study was to describe service needs, as perceived...

    Authors: Yuki Miyamoto, Rieko Hashimoto-Koichi, Miki Akiyama and Soichi Takamura
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:19
  26. Social capital has been shown to have positive effects on multiple health outcomes among young people (i.e., obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and infectious diseases). Studies are suggesting that soci...

    Authors: Dario Novak and Ichiro Kawachi
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:18
  27. Applying global estimates of the prevalence of mental disorders suggests that about 2.4 million Ghanaians have some form of psychiatric distress. Despite the facts that relatively little community-based treatm...

    Authors: Abdallah Ibrahim, Reuben K Esena, Moses Aikins, Anne Marie O’Keefe and Mary M McKay
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:17
  28. Emerging evidence indicates the extreme forms of violence and acute and longer-term mental health consequences associated with trafficking and exploitation. However, there has been little research on post-traf...

    Authors: Charlotte Aberdein and Cathy Zimmerman
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:16
  29. Major gaps remain – especially in low- and middle-income countries – in the realization of comprehensive, community-based mental health care. One potentially important yet overlooked opportunity for accelerati...

    Authors: JoAnne E Epping-Jordan, Mark van Ommeren, Hazem Nayef Ashour, Albert Maramis, Anita Marini, Andrew Mohanraj, Aqila Noori, Humayun Rizwan, Khalid Saeed, Derrick Silove, T Suveendran, Liliana Urbina, Peter Ventevogel and Shekhar Saxena
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:15
  30. While South Africa has a new policy framework supporting the integration of mental health care into primary health care, this is not sufficient to ensure transformation of the health care system towards integr...

    Authors: Debra Leigh Marais and Inge Petersen
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:14
  31. In sub-Saharan Africa, the number of psychiatric beds per population is disproportionately low. Moreover, there is a lack of data regarding the patterns of psychiatric admissions and the factors leading to lon...

    Authors: Fikir Addisu, Mekitie Wondafrash, Zeina Chemali, Tariku Dejene and Markos Tesfaye
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:13
  32. The negotiations on the SDG goals and targets, leading to the sustainable development Declaration in September 2015, are now in the final stages. Ensuring that people with mental disorders are not left behind ...

    Authors: Harry Minas, Atsuro Tsutsumi, Takashi Izutsu, Kathryn Goetzke and Graham Thornicroft
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:12
  33. Recovery-oriented care is a guiding principle for mental health services in Australia, and internationally. Recovery-oriented psychiatric rehabilitation supports people experiencing mental illness to pursue a ...

    Authors: Nadia De Vecchi, Amanda Kenny and Susan Kidd
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:11
  34. Stigma of mental illness has been identified as a significant barrier to help-seeking and care. Basic knowledge of mental illness - such as its nature, symptoms and impact - are neglected, leaving room for mis...

    Authors: Ainul Nadhirah Hanafiah and Tine Van Bortel
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:10
  35. Emotional distress is common in adolescence, and self-care strategies are frequently preferred to address it. The aim of this article is to analyze the self-care strategies among adolescents and young people d...

    Authors: Maria-Antonia Martorell-Poveda, Angel Martinez-Hernáez, Natalia Carceller-Maicas and Martin Correa-Urquiza
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:9
  36. In this study, we compared the prevalence of psychiatric disorders and the characteristics of those who either use or do not use faith healers (FHs) services. We also assessed the independent factors of study ...

    Authors: Fahad D Alosaimi, Youssef Alshehri, Ibrahim Alfraih, Ayedh Alghamdi, Saleh Aldahash, Haifa Alkhuzayem and Haneen Al-Beeshi
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:8
  37. A new legislation concerning forensic mental health was established by the Japanese Government in 2005, the “Act on Medical Care and Treatment for the Persons Who Had Caused Serious Cases under the Condition o...

    Authors: Akihiro Shiina, Masaomi Iyo and Yoshito Igarashi
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:7
  38. Mental health problems are often transmitted from one generation to the next. However, transferring knowledge about interventions that reduce intergenerational transmission of disease to the field of parental ...

    Authors: Camilla Lauritzen and Charlotte Reedtz
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:6
  39. To examine levels of psychological distress and help seeking behaviour in resettled refugees attending English tuition classes in Australia, and their associations with participants’ demographic characteristics.

    Authors: Shameran Slewa-Younan, Jonathan M Mond, Elise Bussion, Maral Melkonian, Yaser Mohammad, Hanan Dover, Mitchell Smith, Diana Milosevic and Anthony Francis Jorm
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:5
  40. Mental health system reform is urgently needed in Gaza to respond to increasing mental health consequences of conflict. Evidence from mental health systems research is needed to inform decision-making. We aime...

    Authors: Dyaa Saymah, Lynda Tait and Maria Michail
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:4
  41. Research on homeless youth has shown that this population is at high risk for various mental health problems. Previous studies conducted among homeless young adults in Ghana have focused primarily on economic,...

    Authors: Kwaku Oppong Asante, Anna Meyer-Weitz and Inge Petersen
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:1
  42. Although the importance of collaboration is well established as a principle in research and in theory, what it actually means for practitioners to collaborate in practice, to be partners in a collaborative rel...

    Authors: Ottar Ness, Marit Borg, Randi Semb and Bengt Karlsson
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:55
  43. Both rumination and hope have significant impacts on depression. However, few studies concern their trilateral relationship. This study examined the moderator effect of hope on the relationship between ruminat...

    Authors: Haitao Sun, Qinyi Tan, Guanhua Fan and Qien Tsui
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:53
  44. The children of migrant workers can experience several mental health problems after they enter the cities, among which, loneliness is the most prominent and the most common psychological problem. The current s...

    Authors: Dongyang Liu, Xiaobo Yu, Yuncai Wang, Haiqin Zhang and Guofang Ren
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:52
  45. The topic of how to prevent and reduce burnout has drawn great attention from researchers and practitioners in recent years. However, we know little about how mentoring as a form of social support exerts influ...

    Authors: Jing Qian, Zhuo Han, Haiwan Wang, Xiaoyan Li and Qiuyue Wang
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:51
  46. A growing body of evidence shows that reducing the duration of untreated illness (DUI) correlates with improved clinical outcome and course of depression. However, the factors involved in delaying treatment co...

    Authors: Yoshiyo Oguchi, Atsuo Nakagawa, Mitsuhiro Sado, Dai Mitsuda, Yuko Nakagawa, Noriko Kato, Sayuri Takechi, Mitsunori Hiyama and Masaru Mimura
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:50

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