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  1. Self-stigma associated with mental illness has remained a global public health issue affecting social interactions, health care, productivity and acceptance among others. It is one of important factors contrib...

    Authors: Eba Abdisa, Ginenus Fekadu, Shimelis Girma, Tesfaye Shibiru, Temesgen Tilahun, Habib Mohamed, Aaga Wakgari, Amsalu Takele, Milkias Abebe and Reta Tsegaye
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:56
  2. Depression is a common health problem among university students. It is debilitating and has a detrimental impact on students psychosocial, emotional, interpersonal functioning and academic performance, However...

    Authors: Gutema Ahmed, Alemayehu Negash, Habtamu Kerebih, Daniel Alemu and Yonas Tesfaye
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:52
  3. The involvement of service users and caregivers is recommended as a strategy to strengthen health systems and scale up quality mental healthcare equitably, particularly in low-and-middle-income countries. Serv...

    Authors: Sisay Abayneh, Heidi Lempp, Atalay Alem, Brandon A. Kohrt, Abebaw Fekadu and Charlotte Hanlon
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:51
  4. Mental health is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In the wake of both a civil war and an Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ranks as one of the lowest ranked countries on the Human Development Index (UNDP....

    Authors: Ben Adams, Frédérique Vallières, Joshua Abioseh Duncan, Agnes Higgins and Julian Eaton
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:50
  5. Despite the high levels of depression and anxiety symptoms in old age, the use of mental health services in this population is low. Help-seeking behaviors are shaped by how an individual perceives and experien...

    Authors: Oscar Flores-Flores, Alejandro Zevallos-Morales, Ivonne Carrión, Dalia Pawer, Lorena Rey, W. Checkley, J. R. Hurst, T. Siddharthan, Jose F. Parodi, Joseph J. Gallo and Suzanne L. Pollard
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:49

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:72

  6. While effective interventions have been developed to support families where a parent has a mental illness in Adult Mental Health Services, embedding and sustaining them is challenging resulting in families not...

    Authors: Becca Allchin, Brendan O’Hanlon, Bente M. Weimand, Fran Boyer, Georgia Cripps, Lisa Gill, Brooke Paisley, Sian Pietsch, Brad Wynne and Melinda Goodyear
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:48
  7. Despite the increasing burden of mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders, a significant treatment gap for these disorders continues to exist across the world, and especially in low- and middle-...

    Authors: Ashmita Chaulagain, Laura Pacione, Jibril Abdulmalik, Peter Hughes, Kopchak Oksana, Stanislav Chumak, José Mendoza, Kristine Avetisyan, Gayane Ghazaryan, Khachatur Gasparyan, Eka Chkonia, Chiara Servili, Neerja Chowdhury, Iryna Pinchuk, Myron Belfar, Anthony Guerrero…
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:47
  8. Attempted suicide remains difficult for clinicians to predict with some established risk factors. We investigate the detailed characteristics of attempted suicide especially according to age and methods of sui...

    Authors: Soo Hyun Kim, Han Joon Kim, Sang Hoon Oh and Kyungman Cha
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:46
  9. There is strong evidence that collaborative practice in mental healthcare improves outcomes for patients. The concept of collaborative practice can include collaboration between healthcare workers of different...

    Authors: Wendy Shoesmith, Sze Hung Chua, Beena Giridharan, Dawn Forman and Sue Fyfe
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:45
  10. Mental health conditions remain a significant cause of disability in the Arab World. Palestinians are predominantly at a higher risk for mental health problems due to their chronic exposure to political violen...

    Authors: Mohammad Marie, Zareefa Shaabna and Manahel Saleh
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:44
  11. Various models for collaborative practice in mental health care incorporating the perspectives of service-user participation and collaboration in the care have been developed. However, the emphasis in these pr...

    Authors: Rolf Sundet, Hesook Suzie Kim, Bengt Eirik Karlsson, Marit Borg, Knut Tore Sælør and Ottar Ness
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:43
  12. Collaboration has become a cornerstone for healthcare practice in recent decades resulting in the efforts at international and national levels to integrate the concept into healthcare practice and services. Ho...

    Authors: Rolf Sundet, Hesook Suzie Kim, Bengt Eirik Karlsson, Marit Borg, Knut Tore Sælør and Ottar Ness
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:42
  13. The subject of how the initial allocation of the primary mental health professional (PMHP) in community mental health services is made and the frequency and management of users’ requests to choose and/or chang...

    Authors: G. Rioli, S. Ferrari, C. Henderson and G. M. Galeazzi
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:41
  14. Due to severe shortages of specialist mental health personnel in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), psychological therapies are increasingly being delivered by non-specialist health workers (NSHWs). Pre...

    Authors: Ibone J. Verhey, Grace K. Ryan, Nathaniel Scherer and Jessica F. Magidson
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:40
  15. Peer support for people with long-term mental health problems is central to recovery-oriented approaches in mental health care. Peer support has traditionally been conducted offline in face-to-face groups, whi...

    Authors: Monica Strand, Lillian Sofie Eng and Deede Gammon
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:39
  16. The novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic has emerged as a truly formidable threat to humankind’s existence. In the wake of the massively volatile global situation created by COVID-19, it is vital to recognize...

    Authors: Akaninyene Otu, Carlo Handy Charles and Sanni Yaya
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:38
  17. Regionally-specific approaches to primary mental health service provision through Primary Health Networks (PHNs) have been a feature of recent national mental health reforms. No previous studies have been cond...

    Authors: Sithum Munasinghe, Andrew Page, Haider Mannan, Shahana Ferdousi and Brendan Peek
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:37
  18. Mental health in developing countries is a keen area for improvements. Epidemiological research in this field helps to reinforce information, generate hypothesis and guide police makers. This study intends to ...

    Authors: Gustavo de Brito Venâncio dos Santos, Moisés Goldbaum, Chester Luiz Galvão César and Reinaldo José Gianini
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:36
  19. Children and adolescents with chronic physical health conditions are vulnerable to poor mental health outcomes. The measurement of mental health literacy of health professionals working with such populations i...

    Authors: Shameran Slewa-Younan, Thomas P. Nguyen, Nabeel Al-Yateem, Rachel Cathrine Rossiter and Walter Robb
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:35
  20. Early interventions for depression among youth are greatly needed. Although Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) program has been developed to teach the public how to help young people with mental disorders, ...

    Authors: Jun Kashihara and Shinji Sakamoto
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:34
  21. The generation of people getting older has become a public health concern worldwide. People aged 65 and above are the most at risk for Alzheimer’s disease which is associated with physical and behavioral chang...

    Authors: Pia Ngoma Nankinga, Samuel Maling, Zeina Chemali, Edith K. Wakida, Celestino Obua and Elialilia S. Okello
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:33
  22. Information on the degree of internalized stigma experienced by patients with mood disorders in Ethiopia is limited. This study attempted to assess the levels of internalized stigma and factors associated with...

    Authors: Elias Tesfaye, Benyam Worku, Eshetu Girma and Liyew Agenagnew
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:32
  23. Adolescent clients often come to therapy at the initiative of others and show a higher drop-out rate compared to adult clients. Therapeutic relationships are critical for preventing drop-outs and attaining goo...

    Authors: Tonje Børseth Barca, Christian Moltu, Marius Veseth, Gro Fjellheim and Signe Hjelen Stige
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:31
  24. Substantial strides have been made around the world in reforming mental health systems by shifting away from institutional care towards community-based services. Despite an extensive evidence base on what cons...

    Authors: Laura Shields-Zeeman, Ionela Petrea, Filip Smit, Bethany Hipple Walters, Jovo Dedovic, Martina Rojnic Kuzman, Vladimir Nakov, Raluca Nica, Antoni Novotni, Catharina Roth, Aleksandar Tomcuk, Ben F. M. Wijnen and Michel Wensing
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:30
  25. Despite a recent contrary trend, Finland has been for decades one of the most violent countries in Western Europe. Also, Finland has had one of the highest number of psychiatric beds per capita in Europe, alth...

    Authors: Allan Seppänen, Petteri Joelsson, Aulikki Ahlgren-Rimpiläinen and Eila Repo-Tiihonen
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:29
  26. Studies in mental health care for low resource settings indicate that providing services at primary care level would significantly improve provision and utilisation of mental health services. Challenges relate...

    Authors: Margarate Nzala Munakampe
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:28
  27. Suicide is a behaviour that results from a complex interplay of factors, including biological, psychological, social, cultural, and environmental factors, among others. A participatory model building workshop ...

    Authors: Laura H. Thompson, Justin J. Lang, Brieanne Olibris, Amélie Gauthier-Beaupré, Heather Cook, Dakota Gillies and Heather Orpana
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:27
  28. Mental disorders affect employment and the ability to work, and mental healthcare providers are important in the promotion of health and employment for affected individuals. The objective of this study is to e...

    Authors: Ikenna D. Ebuenyi, Barbara J. Regeer, Chinyere Aguocha, Joske F. G. Bunders-Aelen and Mònica Guxens
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:26
  29. Some forensic patients in England remain in secure care for long, possibly unnecessarily prolonged, periods, raising significant ethical and resource issues. Research focused on the patients in secure care has...

    Authors: Jessica Holley, Tim Weaver and Birgit Völlm
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:25
  30. The increasing number of people who experience mental disorders is a global problem. People with mental disorders have high rates of co-morbidity and significantly poorer oral health outcomes than the general ...

    Authors: Amanda Kenny, Virginia Dickson-Swift, Mark Gussy, Susan Kidd, Dianne Cox, Mohd Masood, David Azul, Carina Chan, Bradley Christian, Jacqui Theobold, Brad Hodge, Ron Knevel, Carol McKinstry, Danielle Couch, Nerida Hyett, Prabhakar Veginadu…
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:24
  31. Similar to other health care sectors, mental health has moved towards the secondary prevention, with the effort to detect and treat mental disorders as early as possible. However, converging evidence sheds new...

    Authors: Marco Colizzi, Antonio Lasalvia and Mirella Ruggeri
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:23
  32. The person-centred Individual Enabling and Support (IES) model is a novel return-to-work (RTW) intervention for people with affective disorders that was developed from evidence-based supported employment for p...

    Authors: Suzanne Johanson, Urban Markström, Maria E. Larsson and Ulrika Bejerholm
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:22
  33. Policies and programmes in Mexico promote the integration of mental health services into primary health care (PHC), however these services remain largely unavailable in the country. Since 2014 a non-government...

    Authors: Georgina Miguel-Esponda, Nathaniel Bohm-Levine, Fátima Gabriela Rodríguez-Cuevas, Alex Cohen and Ritsuko Kakuma
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:21
  34. Previous attempts of Mental Health Systems Assessment in India were restricted in scope and scale. Information on all aspects of mental health systems (leadership/governance, legislation, financing, service de...

    Authors: Banavaram Anniappan Arvind, Gopalkrishna Gururaj, Girish N. Rao, Banandur S. Pradeep, Varghese Mathew, Vivek Benegal, Melur Sukumar Gautham, Amudhan Senthil, Arun Kokane, Bir Singh Chavan, P. K. Dalal, Daya Ram, Kangkan Pathak, Singh R. K. Lenin, Lokesh Kumar Singh, Pradeep Sharma…
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:20
  35. Schizophrenia is a severe and disabling chronic mental disorder and accompanied by different levels of a perceived stigma that affects almost all age groups. This perceived stigma negatively impacts the qualit...

    Authors: Getachew Tesfaw, Boki Kibru and Getinet Ayano
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:19
  36. Over the last three decades, there has been worldwide recognition of peer support contributions to improve mental healthcare provision. However, in the current literature, little attention has been paid to exp...

    Authors: Cheryl Forchuk, Mary-Lou Martin, Deborrah Sherman, Deborah Corring, Rani Srivastava, Tony O’Regan, Sebastian Gyamfi and Boniface Harerimana
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:18
  37. Civic engagement (CE) has the potential to transform mental health services and could be particularly important for low and middle-income countries (LMICs), which are rapidly developing to respond to the burde...

    Authors: Karen James, Helen Brooks, Herni Susanti, Jessica Waddingham, Irman Irmansyah, Budi-Anna Keliat, Bagus Utomo, Diana Rose, Erminia Colucci and Karina Lovell
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:17
  38. The mental healthcare treatment gap (mhcGAP) in adult populations has been substantiated across Europe. This study formed part of MentALLY, a research project funded by the European Commission, which aimed to ...

    Authors: Sofia Triliva, Spyridoula Ntani, Theodoros Giovazolias, Konstantinos Kafetsios, Malin Axelsson, Claudi Bockting, Ann Buysse, Mattias Desmet, Alexis Dewaele, Dewi Hannon, Inger Haukenes, Gunnel Hensing, Reitske Meganck, Kris Rutten, Viktor Schønning, Laura Van Beveren…
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:16
  39. Today, international mental health care increasingly focuses on creating recovery-oriented systems of support. This study aims to unravel the daily practice of an inpatient psychiatric ward that engages with p...

    Authors: Clara De Ruysscher, Stijn Vandevelde, Peter Tomlinson and Stijn Vanheule
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:15
  40. Bangladesh, one of the most densely populated countries in the world has been ranked 9th on the Climate Risk Index for 2017: the 10 most affected countries & 7th on the Long-Term Climate Risk Index: the 10 cou...

    Authors: M. Tasdik Hasan, Gourab Adhikary, Sultan Mahmood, Nowshin Papri, Hasan M. Shihab, Rosco Kasujja, Helal Uddin Ahmed, Abul Kalam Azad and Mahbuba Nasreen
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:12
  41. It is now well established that the integration of mental health care into primary care is one of the most effective ways of reducing the substantial treatment gap for mental disorders which exists in most low...

    Authors: Jen Ahrens, Demoubly Kokota, Chitsanzo Mafuta, Mary Konyani, Dennis Chasweka, Owen Mwale, Robert C. Stewart, Madeline Osborn, Blessings Chikasema, Mondie Mcheka, Douglas Blackwood and Sheila Gilfillan
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:11
  42. 71% of countries in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO’s) African Region have a stand-alone mental health policy or plan, but only 14% have fully implemented it. In Nigeria, integration of mental health into...

    Authors: G. K. Ryan, E. Nwefoh, C. Aguocha, P. O. Ode, S. O. Okpoju, P. Ocheche, A. Woyengikuro, J. Abdulmalik and J. Eaton
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:10
  43. A key focus of health systems strengthening in low- and middle-income countries is increasing reach and access through task-shifting. As such models become more common, it is critical to understand the experie...

    Authors: Jonathan T. Wall, Bonnie N. Kaiser, Elsa A. Friis-Healy, David Ayuku and Eve S. Puffer
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:9
  44. This study tested the effectiveness of a supported self-management (SSM) intervention to reduce symptoms of depression among adults compared with enhanced treatment as usual in community-based and primary care...

    Authors: Jill K. Murphy, Hui Xie, Vu Cong Nguyen, Leena W. Chau, Pham Thi Oanh, Tran Kieu Nhu, John O’Neil, Charles H. Goldsmith, Nguyen Van Hoi, Yue Ma, Hayami Lou, Wayne Jones and Harry Minas
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:8
  45. Mental health information systems are, in general, inadequate and unreliable in India. We have developed key mental health indicators for measuring mental health service coverage in primary care. This study ai...

    Authors: Shalini Ahuja, Azaz Khan, Lucy Goulding, Rachel Kaur Bansal, Rahul Shidhaye, Graham Thornicroft and Mark Jordans
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:7
  46. Stigma towards people diagnosed with a severe mental disorder (SMD) is one of the main obstacles for these service users to receive timely and relevant healthcare. This study was undertaken to understand how s...

    Authors: Pamela Vaccari, Raúl Ramírez-Vielma, Sandra Saldivia, Félix Cova, Alexis Vielma-Aguilera, Víctor Victoriano, Natalia Ulloa-Vidal and Pamela Grandón
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:6
  47. Addressing inequalities in mental healthcare utilisation among university students is important for socio-political transformation, particularly in countries with a history of educational exclusion.

    Authors: Jason Bantjes, Wylene Saal, Christine Lochner, Janine Roos, Randy P. Auerbach, Philippe Mortier, Ronny Bruffaerts, Ronald C. Kessler and Dan J. Stein
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:5
  48. The 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases and Related Disorders (ICD-11) has been released. In order to test the clinical consistency and the clinical utility of the proposed guidelines...

    Authors: Mario Luciano, Gaia Sampogna, Valeria Del Vecchio, Vincenzo Giallonardo, Carmela Palummo, Benedetta Pocai, Luca Steardo Jr., Francesca Zinno, Tahilia Rebello, Geoffrey M. Reed and Andrea Fiorillo
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:4
  49. There has been a growing global movement championed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to integrate mental health into primary health care as the most effective way of reducing the mental health treatment ...

    Authors: Demoubly Kokota, Crick Lund, Jennifer Ahrens, Erica Breuer and Sheila Gilfillan
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:3
  50. Despite continuous research over the past 20 years in Australia there is still limited understanding of what works and what does not work in suicide prevention and where to invest research efforts that will he...

    Authors: Marisa Schlichthorst, Lennart Reifels, Karolina Krysinska, Maria Ftanou, Anna Machlin, Jo Robinson and Jane Pirkis
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2020 14:2

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