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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. In order to reduce the huge treatment gap in mental health, WHO has called for integrating mental health into primary care. The purposes of this study are to provide a training course to improve the community ...

    Authors: Jie Li, Juan Li, Yuanguang Huang and Graham Thornicroft
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:49
  8. This study examines the reliability and validity of the Portuguese version of the Empowerment Scale (ES) to be used in the community/psychosocial mental health field. Authors also reviewed the properties of th...

    Authors: Maria Fátima Jorge-Monteiro and José Henrique Ornelas
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:48
  9. Policies generate accountability in that they offer a standard against which government performance can be assessed. A central question of this study is whether ideological imprint left by policy is realized i...

    Authors: Gordon C Shen and Lonnie R Snowden
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:47
  10. Pharmacists are knowledgeable, accessible health care professionals who can provide services that improve outcomes in mental health care. Various challenges and opportunities can exist in pharmacy practice to ...

    Authors: Andrea L Murphy, David M Gardner, Stan P Kutcher and Ruth Martin-Misener
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:46
  11. Maternal psychological health during pregnancy has been associated with offspring psychopathology. However, it is uncertain whether these associations are mediated by the postpartum depression and related chil...

    Authors: Subin Park, Bung-Nyun Kim, Jae-Won Kim, Min-Sup Shin, Hee Jeong Yoo, Jin Lee and Soo-Churl Cho
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:44
  12. Most attempted suicides have a low lethality, but hanging, drowning, and jumping from a great height have a high risk of completed suicide. The aim of this study was to assess the sociodemographic profiles of ...

    Authors: Sang Hoon Oh, Kyoung Uk Lee, Soo Hyun Kim, Kyu Nam Park, Young Min Kim and Han Joon Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:43
  13. The purpose of this study was to assess the economic benefit of achieving remission among outpatients with major depressive disorder (MDD) who are currently employed in Korea.

    Authors: Jong-Min Woo, Hong Jin Jeon, Hyo-Jin Kim, Kwang-Hun Lee, Chang Uk Lee, Jai Sung Noh, Chang Hwa Lee and Jin Pyo Hong
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:42
  14. This study examined the moderator effect of social support on the relationship between stress and depression of university students. A total of 632 undergraduate students completed the measures of perceived st...

    Authors: Xingmin Wang, Lin Cai, Jing Qian and Jiaxi Peng
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:41
  15. Clients with severe mental illness (SMI) who use substances are less engaged in treatment than those who do not use substances, and assertive community treatment (ACT) engages and retains clients with SMI and ...

    Authors: Henning Pettersen, Torleif Ruud, Edle Ravndal, Ingrid Havnes and Anne Landheim
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:40
  16. Living units (LU) specialised for people with dementia are an important feature of nursing homes. Little is known about their structural characteristics, and an international definition is lacking. This study ...

    Authors: Rebecca Palm, Sabine Bartholomeyczik, Martina Roes and Bernhard Holle
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:39
  17. As a consequence of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, prevalences of mental disorders are elevated in Rwanda. More knowledge about determinants of mental stress can help to improve mental health services and treatmen...

    Authors: Lale Heim and Susanne Schaal
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:37
  18. The aim of this study was to design and trial an Adherence Scale to measure fidelity of Motivational Care Planning (MCP) within a clinical trial. This culturally adapted therapy MCP uses a client centered holi...

    Authors: Phuong-Tu Prowse and Tricia Nagel
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:36
  19. Since provision of integrated services for patients with dual pathology or dual disorders (coexistence of an addictive disorder and other psychiatric disorders) constitutes an important challenge, this study c...

    Authors: Carlos Roncero, Pablo Vega, Jose Martínez-Raga, Carmen Barral, Ignacio Basurte-Villamor, Laia Rodríguez-Cintas, Beatriz Mesías, Lara Grau-López, Miguel Casas and Nestor Szerman
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:35
  20. Many studies have determined the existence of an extremely close association between Internet addiction and depression. However, the reasons for the depression of Internet addicts have not been fully investiga...

    Authors: Fei He, Qin Zhou, Jing Li, Rong Cao and Hao Guan
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:34
  21. One of the most typical and chronic problem in Korean mental health system is the prolonged length of hospital stay. In contrast to there are many components which leads to long length of stay of psychiatric p...

    Authors: Myung-Soo Lee, Hee-Young Lim, Youngki Kim and Yong-Suk Lee
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:33
  22. In India very few of those who need mental health care receive it, despite efforts of the 1982 National Mental Health Programme and its district-level component the District Mental Health Programme (DMHP) to i...

    Authors: Nadja van Ginneken, Sanjeev Jain, Vikram Patel and Virginia Berridge
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:30
  23. A major aspect of providing mental healthcare is access to and use of psychotropic medications. Bihar is a state in northeast India with limited mental healthcare provision; consequently access to and utilisat...

    Authors: Prianka Padmanathan, Manoj Singh, Saju C Mannarath, Mayeh Omar and Shoba Raja
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:29
  24. The Millennium Development Goals have guided development co-operation in the 15 years up to 2015, achieving some significant progress in the priorities on which they focused. As the framework for the post-2015...

    Authors: Julian Eaton, Ritsuko Kakuma, Alexandra Wright and Harry Minas
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:28
  25. Stigma towards people with mental illness is believed to be widespread in low and middle income countries.

    Authors: Bin Sun, Ni Fan, Sha Nie, Minglin Zhang, Xini Huang, Hongbo He and Robert A Rosenheck
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:26
  26. Patients with chronic conditions like hypertension may experience many negative emotions which increase their risk for the development of mental health disorders particularly anxiety and depression. For Ghanai...

    Authors: Irene A Kretchy, Frances T Owusu-Daaku and Samuel A Danquah
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:25
  27. As in many cultures, also in Uganda spirit possession is a common idiom of distress associated with traumatic experiences. In the DSM-IV and -5, possession trance disorders can be classified as dissociative di...

    Authors: Marjolein van Duijl, Wim Kleijn and Joop de Jong
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:24
  28. The mental health sector across states in Australia is moving to offering individualised funds and shared management, person-centred and self-directed (SPS) services. However, little is known about the recover...

    Authors: Angus Buchanan, Sunila Peterson and Torbjorn Falkmer
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:23
  29. The lethality of the suicide method employed is a strong risk factor for the completion of suicide. We examined whether annual changes in the pattern of suicide methods is related to annual changes in suicide ...

    Authors: Subin Park, Myung Hee Ahn, Ahrong Lee and Jin Pyo Hong
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:22
  30. Until the recent enactment of the Medical Treatment and Supervision Act (MTSA) in 2005, neither legislations nor facilities for mentally disordered offenders were available in Japan. The aim of the country’s f...

    Authors: Chiyo Fujii, Yusuke Fukuda, Kumiko Ando, Akiko Kikuchi and Takayuki Okada
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:21
  31. Mental health service providers across Australia, including Western Australia (WA), have begun to offer individualised funds, shared management, person-centred and self-directed (SPS) services. No research exi...

    Authors: Sunila Peterson, Angus Buchanan and Torbjorn Falkmer
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:20
  32. This survey provides data on the Mental Health System in Ghana for the year 2011. It supplies essential planning information for the implementation of Ghana’s new Mental Health Act 846 of 2012, a renewal of th...

    Authors: Mark Roberts, Caroline Mogan and Joseph B Asare
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:16
  33. The Theory of Change (ToC) approach has been used to develop and evaluate complex health initiatives in a participatory way in high income countries. Little is known about its use to develop mental health care...

    Authors: Erica Breuer, Mary J De Silva, Abebaw Fekadu, Nagendra Prasad Luitel, Vaibhav Murhar, Juliet Nakku, Inge Petersen and Crick Lund
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:15
  34. The concept of ward culture has been proposed as a reason for the often reported differences in treatment decisions when managing inpatient aggression. We therefore studied whether staff on wards actually shar...

    Authors: Tero Laiho, Nina Lindberg, Grigori Joffe, Hanna Putkonen, Anja Hottinen, Raija Kontio and Eila Sailas
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:14
  35. Systematic data on mental health issues among orphaned children are not readily available in India. This study explored depression and its associated risk factors among orphaned children in Hyderabad city in s...

    Authors: SG Prem Kumar, Rakhi Dandona, G Anil Kumar, SP Ramgopal and Lalit Dandona
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:13
  36. Understanding how parental Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may or may not affect the development and mental health in the offspring is particularly important in conflict regions, where trauma-related illn...

    Authors: Maria Roth, Frank Neuner and Thomas Elbert
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:12
  37. A large unmet need for mental healthcare in Lithuania is partially attributable to a lack of primary care providers with skills in this area. The aim of this study was to assess general practitioners’ (GPs) ex...

    Authors: Lina Jaruseviciene, Skirmante Sauliune, Gediminas Jarusevicius and Jeffrey Victor Lazarus
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:11
  38. The purpose of this study was to examine the uptake of an Australian primary mental health care program (Access to Allied Psychological Services) by young people aged 12 to 25 years and the characteristics of ...

    Authors: Bridget Bassilios, Angela Nicholas, Lennart Reifels and Jane Pirkis
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:10
  39. Mental health is often given low priority in health policy planning, particularly in developing countries. Several international health bodies, including the World Health Organization, recommend integrating me...

    Authors: Nicole M Monteiro, Youssoupha Ndiaye, Demetri Blanas and Idrissa Ba
    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:9

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