International Journal of Mental Health Systems
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#1Veikko Pelto-Piri (Örebro University)H-Index: 5
#2Tuula Wallsten (Uppsala University)H-Index: 7
Last.Lars Kjellin (Örebro University)H-Index: 17
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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.
#1Ashmita Chaulagain (NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
#2Arun Raj Kunwar (Kathmandu)H-Index: 1
Last.Norbert Skokauskas (NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 11
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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...
#1Nazmun Nuri (Heidelberg University)
#2Malabika Sarker (BRACU: BRAC University)H-Index: 17
Last.Albrecht Jahn (Heidelberg University)H-Index: 28
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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...
#1Lakshmi Narasimhan (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 2
#2Vandana Gopikumar (TISS: Tata Institute of Social Sciences)H-Index: 1
Last.B.J. Regeer (VU: VU University Amsterdam)H-Index: 10
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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.
#1Anna M. Ross (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 8
#2Bridget Bassilios (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 9
Suicide is a major public health concern and has been recognised as a public health priority. R U OK?Day aims to prevent suicide by encouraging and empowering Australians to reach out to friends and family who might be experiencing personal difficulties. This study aims to update the evaluation of the public awareness campaign ‘R U OK?Day’ that was conducted using 2014 data. Data from 2013 participants were collected via an online survey following the R U OK?Day campaign implemented in 2017. Out...
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.
#1Edith K. Wakida (Mbarara University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 1
Last.Celestino Obua (Mbarara University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 14
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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.
#1Thi Thu Thuy Tran (Hanoi University)H-Index: 1
#2Ngoc Bich Nguyen (Hanoi University)
Last.Thuy Quynh Nguyen (Hanoi University)H-Index: 1
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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...
#2Sewbesew Yitayih (University of Gondar)
Last.Awoke Mihiretu (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)
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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...