“This person is still here with us today”: A qualitative follow-up with Mental Health First Aid First Nations training participants
Publication date: June 2021Source: Mental Health & Prevention, Volume 22Author(s): Andrea Delaney, Monique Auger, Kim van der Woerd, Claire V. Crooks (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - February 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

“This person is still here with us today”: A qualitative follow up with Mental Health First Aid First Nations training participants
Publication date: Available online 4 February 2021Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Andrea Delaney, Monique Auger, Kim van der Woerd, Claire Crooks (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - February 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

The significance of adolescent social competence for mental health in young adulthood
Publication date: Available online 19 January 2021Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Emilia Romppanen, Marie Korhonen, Raili K Salmelin, Kaija Puura, Ilona Luoma (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - January 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Analysis of media reporting of suicidal behavior in Nigeria
Publication date: Available online 19 January 2021Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Olibamoyo Olushola, Ola Bolanle, Coker Olurotimi, Adewuya Abiodun, Onabola Akintayo (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - January 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Financial Difficulties and Student Health: Results from a National Cross-Sectional Survey of Norwegian College and University students
Publication date: Available online 27 December 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Tormod Bøe, Mari Hysing, Kari Jussie Lønning, Børge Sivertsen (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - December 28, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Mental health promotion and prevention in primary care: What should we be doing vs. What are we actually doing?
Publication date: Available online 26 November 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Dr Miranda Budd, Ameera Iqbal, Charlotte Harding, Erlina Rees, Dr Gita Bhutani (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - November 27, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

The influence of parenting styles and parental depression on adolescent depressive symptoms: A cross-sectional and longitudinal approach
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Keijser Rebecka, Olofsdotter Susanne, Nilsson W Kent, Åslund Cecilia (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - November 11, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Protective factors for mental and psychological wellbeing in Australian adults: A review
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Milena Heinsch, Hannah Wells, Dara Sampson, Addie Wootten, Melissa Cupples, Clare Sutton, Frances Kay-Lambkin (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - November 11, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

The effect of a prenatal psychosocial education program on postnatal depression, stress, and parenting self-efficacy in women in South India - A study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Savitha Prabhu, Linu Sara George, G. Shyamala, Tessy Treesa Jose, Anice George (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - November 10, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Predictors of intimate partner violence in patients attending general health services at rural health facilities in Makueni county, Kenya
Publication date: December 2020Source: Mental Health & Prevention, Volume 20Author(s): Victoria Mutiso, Christine Musyimi, Tahilia Rebello, Isaiah Gitonga, Albert Tele, Kathleen Pike, David Ndetei (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - September 29, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Predictors of Intimate Partner Violence in patients attending for general health services at rural health facilities in Makueni County, Kenya
Publication date: Available online 8 September 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Victoria Mutiso, Christine Musyimi, Tahilia Rebello, Isaiah Gitonga, Albert Tele, Kathleen Pike, David Ndetei (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - September 8, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Paucity of intervention research in childhood maltreatment contrasts with the long known relation with mental health disorders: Is trauma research translational enough?
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): N. Berthelot, J. Garon-Bissonnette, R. Lemieux, C. Drouin-Maziade, M. Maziade (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - June 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Psychometric Properties of a Measure to Assess Beliefs about Modifiable Behavior and Emotional Distress
Publication date: Available online 16 June 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Martha Zimmermann, Adrienne K. Chong, Catalina Vechiu, Anthony Papa (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - June 17, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Flattening the curve of mental ill-health: the importance of primary prevention in managing the mental health impacts of COVID-19
Publication date: September 2020Source: Mental Health & Prevention, Volume 19Author(s): Stephen R. Carbone (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - June 9, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Prospective relations between loneliness in different relationships, metacognitive beliefs, worry and common mental health problems.
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Frederick Anyan, Roxanna Morote, Odin Hjemdal (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - June 1, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Using Technology to Tailor and Personalise Population Level Parenting Interventions
Publication date: Available online 19 May 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Elizabeth M Westrupp, George Youssef, Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Jacqui A Macdonald, Sophie Havighurst, Christiane E Kehoe, Lisa Olive, Subhadra Evans (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Meta-analysis and systematic review of teacher-delivered mental health interventions for internalizing disorders in adolescents
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Lucas Shelemy, Dr Kate Harvey, Dr Polly Waite (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Flattening the mental ill-health curve: the importance of primary prevention in managing the mental health impacts of COVID19
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Stephen R. Carbone (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 17, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Adolescents’ Perspectives on Substance Use Prevention: A qualitative study among Australian school students.
Publication date: Available online 3 May 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Chloe Conroy, Katrina E. Champion, Cath Chapman, Tim Slade, Louise Thornton, Maree Teesson, Nicola C. Newton (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 4, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

The Role of Balanced Time Perspective on Student Well-being and Mental Health: A Mixed-Methods Study
Publication date: Available online 19 March 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Edward Griffin, Diane Wildbur (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - March 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Evaluation of a Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Training for Student Pharmacists
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Matthew Witry, Jill Kauer, Michelle Fravel, Jeffrey Reist, Brahmendra Viyyuri (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - March 7, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

We need to move from ‘mental health literacy’ to ‘mental health action’
Publication date: Available online 20 February 2020Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Anthony Jorm (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - February 22, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

What is needed to eradicate the depression epidemic, and why
Publication date: March 2020Source: Mental Health & Prevention, Volume 17Author(s): Johan Ormel, Pim Cuijpers, Anthony Jorm, Robert A. SchoeversAbstractDespite substantial investments in the treatment of major depressive disorder (hereafter ‘depression’), especially antidepressant medications and cognitive behavioral therapy, epidemiological data do not indicate that depression burden, as measured by the period prevalence, has decreased in recent decades.Although improving the delivery and quality of treatment will undoubtedly reduce episode duration and recurrence risk, and thereby reduce depression burden...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - January 8, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

The comorbidity between alcohol use and internalising psychopathology in early adolescence
ConclusionsBoth low and risky levels of alcohol use in early adolescence are associated with internaliisng symptoms. The findings have implications for the timing of school-based prevention programs, and suggest future preventive efforts should adopt a combined approach to reducing alcohol use and mental health disorders in tandem. (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - December 11, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Suicide prevention among young people: A study protocol for evaluating Youth Aware of Mental Health in Australian secondary schools.
ConclusionsFindings from this research will contribute to the evidence-base for suicide prevention programs in Australian schools and, if proven effective, YAM could be widely delivered in Australian secondary schools, providing a valuable new resource. (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - December 10, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Fixation what is needed to eridicate the depression epidemic, and why
Publication date: Available online 2 December 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Johan Ormel, Pim Cuijpers, Anthony Jorm, Robert A. SchoeversAbstractDespite substantial investments in the treatment of major depressive disorder (hereafter ‘depression’), especially antidepressant medications and cognitive behavioral therapy, epidemiological data do not indicate that depression burden, as measured by the period prevalence, has decreased in recent decades.Although improving the delivery and quality of treatment will undoubtedly reduce episode duration and recurrence risk, and thereby reduce depres...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - December 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

The rise of mental health problems, inequality and the role of job strain in Germany
Publication date: Available online 13 September 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Karin Schuller, Felix WeissAbstractThe prevalence of mental health problems among the working population has increased sharply since the turn of the millennium in Germany. Secondary analyses of the BIBB/BAuA employment surveys from 1999, 2006 and 2012 showed that, whereas in 1999 only about 4 to 6% of respondents reported mental health problems, this number had grown to 20% or higher in 2012. In this article, we investigate if this sharp increase in mental health problems, measured in terms of self-reported regular occurren...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - September 13, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Optimizing mental health benefits of exercise: The influence of the exercise environment on acute stress levels and wellbeing
This article further investigates the role of different exercise environment characteristics and compares effects of indoor and outdoor exercise sessions on acute wellbeing and stress levels. A field study with N = 140 collegiate sports participants was conducted. Mood, state stress and state anxiety as well as perceived exercise intensity and the naturalness and calmness of the exercise environment were assessed by means of questionnaires immediately before and after engagement in an indoor or an outdoor exercise session. Results strongly support previous evidence on the beneficial effects of acute exercise on wellbei...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - August 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Comparison of Youth Suicide with Involuntary Hold Criteria and Inpatient Capacity
ConclusionsWhile individual holds can be valuable in prevention of danger to self, on a population basis, the incident rate ratio of inpatient bed number and that of stringency of hold criteria was not significant when relevant variables were controlled. A focus on preventative strategies is imperative, given the equipoise for this current avenue of treatment. (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - July 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Preface for the Special Issue “The consequences of childhood maltreatment on mental and physical health”
Publication date: Available online 19 June 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Iris Kolassa, Inga Schalinski (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - June 19, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Publishers Note
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - June 6, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Publisher's Note
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Daniel Staemmler (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 31, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Borderline personality disorder symptoms in relation to adverse childhood experiences and balance performance
Publication date: Available online 24 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Dorothea Thekkumthala, Maggie Schauer, Martina Ruf-Leuschner, Benjamin Kraus, Markus Gruber, Thomas Elbert (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 26, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

The Future of Mental Health & Prevention
Publication date: Available online 24 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Anthony Jorm, Marie Yap (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 26, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Interventions Aimed at Reducing Poverty for Primary Prevention of Mental Illness: A Scoping Review
Publication date: Available online 22 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Jennifer E. Enns, Maxine Holmqvist, Pamela Wener, Janet Rothney, Gayle Halas, Leanne Kosowan, Leah Goertzen, Alan Katz (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Lessons from Iceland: developing scalable and sustainable community approaches for the prevention of mental disorders in young Australians
Publication date: Available online 21 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Erin Hoare, Ingibjorg Eva Thorisdóttir, Alfgeir Logi Kristjansson, Inga Dora Sigfusdóttir, Josh Hayward, Steven Allender, Claudia Strugnell, Nicola Reavley, George Patton, Michael Berk, Felice JackaSummaryAdolescence is the primary age of onset for common psychiatric disorders and thus presents a singular opportunity for prevention, particularly in school settings. Research efforts have advanced the understanding of diverse and interacting risk and protective factors for anxiety and depression. Such factors span ind...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Peer counseling for mental health in young people – Randomized clinical trial –
Publication date: June 2019Source: Mental Health & Prevention, Volume 14Author(s): Hiroki Nozawa, Kazunori Ikegami, Satoshi Michii, Ryosuke Sugano, Hajime Ando, Hiroko Kitamura, Akira Ogami (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 19, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Better family relationships––higher well-being: The connection between relationship quality and health related resources
Publication date: June 2019Source: Mental Health & Prevention, Volume 14Author(s): Dennis Grevenstein, Matthias Bluemke, Jochen Schweitzer, Corina Aguilar-RaabAbstractFamily relationships form very important social relationships. They provide the social context enabling the development for a healthy personality and fostering social competencies and the capacity for social adjustment. Several constructs constitute a complex sample of health beneficial attributes, such as resilience, sense of coherence, self-compassion and others, that haven't been investigated in connection with perceived quality of family relationships...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 16, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Peer counseling for mental health in young people –Randomized clinical trial
Publication date: Available online 13 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Hiroki Nozawa, Kazunori Ikegami, Satoshi Michii, Ryosuke Sugano, Hajime Ando, Hiroko Kitamura, Akira Ogami (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 15, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

A Randomised Comparison of Two ‘Stress Control’ Programmes: Progressive Muscle Relaxation versus Mindfulness Body Scan.
Publication date: Available online 13 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Dr Christina Corbett, Dr Jonathan Egan, Monika PilchAbstractThis research study explores the relationship between treatment outcome and intervention type, by comparing two large group cognitive behavioural therapy based stress management programmes; ‘Stress Control with Progressive Muscle Relaxation’ versus ‘Stress Control with Mindfulness Body Scan’. The experiment was conducted in a rural Irish community setting, inviting participation from the general public (n = 86). All participants attended the s...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 15, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Prevalence and predictors of burnout in Swiss farmers – Burnout in the context of interrelation of work and household
Publication date: Available online 8 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Linda Reissig, Aureliano Crameri, Agnes von Wyl (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

University Students’ Perspectives on Mental Illness Stigma
Publication date: Available online 7 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Mineko Wada, Melinda J. Suto, Michael Lee, Danielle Sanders, Crystal Sun, Thi Nga Le, Julia Goldman-Hasbun, Stephanie ChauhanAbstractMental health issues are increasingly prevalent among North American post-secondary students and often impede academic progress. However, students appear reluctant to seek help and access mental health services due to stigma associated with mental health issues. Our study explored university students’ perspectives on and experiences of mental illness stigma on campus with the ultimate aim of wo...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Psychosocial Health And Prevention Of Crisis In Rural Areas – Results Of A Pilot Panel On Psychosocial Problems, Subjective Burden, And Utilization Of Help In Germany
ConclusionAn interdisciplinary psychosocial care system could provide the population with adequate services and prevention approaches. (Source: Mental Health and Prevention)
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 5, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Reflective Functioning in an Adolescent Community Sample
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Carola Cropp, Rainer W. Alexandrowicz, Svenja TaubnerAbstractThe Reflective Functioning Scale (RFS) is a widely used psychodynamic measure that has been thoroughly studied in adult samples. However, to date empirical data regarding reflective functioning (RF) in adolescence has been sparse. The present study examines RF in a German sample of 96 adolescent pupils (aged 15-18). The study assesses the RF capacities of the adolescent pupils and examines its association to intelligence, language skills, sociodemographic data, and psych...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 4, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Is body appreciation a mechanism of depression and anxiety? An investigation of the 3-Dimensional Body Appreciation Mapping (3D-BAM) intervention
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Virginia Ramseyer Winter, Antoinette M. Landor, Michelle Teti, Kristen Morris, Erin M. Schliep, Danielle Pevehouse-Pfeiffer, Emily PekarekAbstractBody appreciation is related to numerous mental health outcomes, including depression and anxiety. This pilot study investigated the effects of an intervention, 3-Dimensional Body Appreciation Mapping (3D-BAM), developed to improve body image, depression, and anxiety by using 3D scanning technology to train participants to focus on ways they appreciate their bodies. Eighty-nine emerging ...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 4, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Universal prevention in eating disorders: a systematic narrative review of recent studies
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Caroline Schwartz, Konstantin Drexl, Anne Fischer, Markus Fumi, Bernd Löwe, Silke Naab, Ulrich VoderholzerAbstractIn the field of eating disorders, much research has been devoted to selective prevention that addresses high-risk groups, while universal prevention has received less attention. This paper systematically reviews recent studies on the universal prevention of ED. The analysis shows that universal prevention may impact on a wide range of eating disorder risk factors such as body dissatisfaction and media internalizat...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 4, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Better Family Relationships – Higher Well-Being: The Connection Between Relationship Quality and Health Related Resources
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Dennis Grevenstein, Matthias Bluemke, Jochen Schweitzer, Corina Aguilar-RaabAbstractFamily relationships form very important social relationships. They provide the social context enabling the development for a healthy personality and fostering social competencies and the capacity for social adjustment. Several constructs constitute a complex sample of health beneficial attributes, such as resilience, sense of coherence, self-compassion and others, that haven't been investigated in connection with perceived quality of family relati...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - May 4, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Attachment problems in childhood and the development of anxiety in adolescents: A systematic review of longitudinal and prospective studies
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Lawrence T Lam, Akshay Rai, Mary K LamAbstractThe association between early relationships and the experience of infant and mother, and the subsequent development of the child through their life span has long been studied. Attachment, as a most prominent construct in early child development, has been the focal point of investigation since the inception of the theoretical concept by Bowlby. In recent years, research has expanded to examine the effect of attachment on the mental health and socio-emotional development of young c...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - February 19, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

Socially differentiated life trajectories of individuals with experience of psychosis: A biographical study
Publication date: Available online 14 February 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Eugenie Georgaca, Anastasia ZissiAbstractThe role of social factors in the development and course of psychotic disorders has been increasingly acknowledged in recent decades. The present study examines the role of social, family and environmental factors in shaping biographical trajectories of people experiencing psychosis. Biographical interviews were conducted with 27 individuals with experience and diagnosis of psychotic disorders, in several locations in Greece. The narratives were subjected to biographical analysis, cul...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - February 15, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research

“Get Over It and Move On”: The Impact of Mental Illness Stigma in Rural, Low-income United States Populations
Publication date: Available online 1 February 2019Source: Mental Health & PreventionAuthor(s): Loni Crumb, Taryne M. Mingo, Allison CroweAbstractUnderstanding the stigma associated with mental health concerns is essential to increasing utilization of mental health services in rural, economically deprived communities. This research study examined mental illness stigma in a sample of rural, low-income mental healthcare consumers and explored preferred attributes in mental healthcare providers that may help combat stigma. Qualitative methodology using a qualitative content analysis approach was used to reach an understand...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - February 2, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research