International Journal of Mental Health Systems
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Published on Apr 8, 2019in International Journal of Mental Health Systems1.99
Veikko Pelto-Piri5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Örebro University),
Tuula Wallsten7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Uppsala University)
+ 2 AuthorsLars Kjellin17
Estimated H-index: 17
(Örebro University)
Background A major challenge in psychiatric inpatient care is to create an environment that promotes patient recovery, patient safety and good working environment for staff. Since guidelines and programs addressing this issue stress the importance of primary prevention in creating safe environments, more insight is needed regarding patient perceptions of feeling safe. The aim of this study is to enhance our understanding of feelings of being safe or unsafe in psychiatric inpatient care.
Published on Dec 1, 2019in International Journal of Mental Health Systems1.99
Nazmun Nuri (Heidelberg University), Malabika Sarker17
Estimated H-index: 17
(BRACU: BRAC University)
+ 3 AuthorsAlbrecht Jahn28
Estimated H-index: 28
(Heidelberg University)
A person’s perception of health service quality depends on his or her expectations and priorities. If the perception of care is good, then it eventually enhances future health service utilization, adherence to treatment and desired outcomes. Understanding a patient’s perspective is key for delivering a better quality patient-centred health care service. This study explored experience and perception of patients and their attendants of mental health care services at the National Institute of Menta...
Ashmita Chaulagain (NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Arun Raj Kunwar1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ -3 AuthorsNorbert Skokauskas11
Estimated H-index: 11
(NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Introduction Globally, 10–20% of children and adolescents suffer from mental disorders, with half of all them starting by the age of 14 and three-quarters before the age of 25. In Nepal, 40% of the population is younger than 18 years of age, and as such there is a large proportion of the population that is at risk of developing a mental disorder. There has been a recent recognition of child and adolescent mental health problems in Nepal, although prior to this it had remained almost invisible on...
Lakshmi Narasimhan2
Estimated H-index: 2
(VU: VU University Amsterdam),
Vandana Gopikumar1
Estimated H-index: 1
(TISS: Tata Institute of Social Sciences)
+ -3 AuthorsB.J. Regeer10
Estimated H-index: 10
(VU: VU University Amsterdam)
Background Mental health has gained prominence as a global public health priority. However, a substantial treatment gap persists in many low- and middle-income countries. Within this scenario, the nexus between homelessness, poverty and mental illness represents a particularly complex issue. This article presents the experience of The Banyan, a 25 years old non-profit organisation providing mental health care to people living in poverty in Tamil Nadu, India.
Published on Mar 22, 2019in International Journal of Mental Health Systems1.99
Edith K. Wakida1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Mbarara University of Science and Technology),
Elialilia Sarikiaeli Okello8
Estimated H-index: 8
+ 4 AuthorsCelestino Obua14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Mbarara University of Science and Technology)
Background The World Health Organization issued recommendations to guide the process of integrating mental health services into primary healthcare. However, there has been general as well as context specific shortcomings in the implementation of these recommendations. In Uganda, mental health services are intended to be decentralized and integrated into general healthcare, but, the services are still underutilized especially in rural areas.
Published on Jan 3, 2019in International Journal of Mental Health Systems1.99
Thi Thu Thuy Tran1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Hanoi University),
Ngoc Bich Nguyen (Hanoi University)+ 6 AuthorsThuy Quynh Nguyen1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Hanoi University)
Background Hospital nurses are exposed to various work-related factors that may be associated with increased risk of developing different mental disorders. Empirical evidence on the prevalence and correlates of individual mental health problems such as stress, anxiety and depression is widely reported, while a combined pattern of these conditions is unknown. This study aims to examine the co-occurrence of stress, anxiety and depression among clinical nurses, and to explore socio-demographic char...
Published on Dec 1, 2019in International Journal of Mental Health Systems1.99
Marjonneke de Vetten-Mc Mahon , Laura Shields-Zeeman1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 1 AuthorsNiek Sebastian Klazinga35
Estimated H-index: 35
(UvA: University of Amsterdam)
Background This study describes the Moldovan mental health system and reform needs before and during the initial phase of the MENSANA project (2014–2022) over the period 2007–2017.
Published on Apr 11, 2019in International Journal of Mental Health Systems1.99
Yoseph Sahile , Sewbesew Yitayih (University of Gondar)+ 2 AuthorsAwoke Mihiretu (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)
Background Negative attitude and discriminatory behavior of health professionals constitute a major obstacle in psychiatric care and have been pointed out as a key issue in working with mental illness. Understanding about the attitude of nurses is crucial for quality and holistic care of psychiatric services and essential for the successful integration of mental health into primary health care. However, there is a paucity of study to examine the attitude of primary health care nurses towards sev...
Nguyen Ngoc Bich1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Hanoi University),
Nguyen Thuy Dung1
Estimated H-index: 1
(American Public Health Association)
+ -3 AuthorsLe Vu Anh2
Estimated H-index: 2
(American Public Health Association)
Background Dementia poses a serious threat to the wellbeing of the elderly. In the context of the rapidly ageing population of Vietnam however, little is known about the prevalence of symptoms and other related factors. This study aims to detect the prevalence of cognitive symptoms of dementia in the elderly in Vietnam as well as other associated factors.