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Organized services to provide mental health care.
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Today, cities, especially cities in developing countries, are involved with many issues and problems, including mental illnesses. Correcting these diseases requires attention and spending a lot of time and money. But so far no study has been done in this direction. For this purpose, this research has been done with the aim of explaining the strateg...
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Social anxiety disorder is common among emerging adults and is associated with serious functional impairment. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective intervention for social anxiety. An online version may increase access but low completion rates limit utility. This study investigated a self-guided, internet based CBT (ICBT) with peer coa...
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Background: A substantial proportion of clinical World War Two survivor offspring reports intrusions about war events they did not experience themselves. Objective: To help identify factors that contribute to the development of such indirect intrusions (i.e. intrusions about non-self-experienced traumatic events), we examined the personal character...
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Professional-driven mental health services are often predicated on westernized beliefs of mental health and distress. This presumptuous view results in treatment solutions that are not suitable to (many) non-western contexts because they are neither culturally valid nor practically sufficient. Instead of promoting imported ideas of mental health, w...
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Objective Despite considerable spending on mental health in the Netherlands, access to mental health remains suboptimal, particularly for migrants and ethnic minorities. Addressing the growing mental health service needs requires an understanding of the experiences of all stakeholders, specifically minority populations. In this exploratory study, w...
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Objective It has been postulated that social and economic inequalities may shape the distributions of comorbid diabetes and mental illness. This observational cohort study using linked population-based administrative and geospatial datasets aimed to describe associations between neighbourhood socioenvironments and disorder-specific mental health se...
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Background Patients with substance use disorder (SUD) usually report lower quality of life (QoL) than other patients and as much as patients with other mental disorders. The present study investigated variables associated with QoL domains among patients with SUD. Methods Studies in English published before December 1 st 2021, were searched for on...
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Clinical High Risk for Psychosis (CHR-P) services have been primarily developed to support young people with attenuated symptoms (indicated prevention). No evidence-based appraisal has systematically investigated to what extent these clinics may implement other preventive approaches. PRISMA 2020-compliant systematic review of Web of Science, Cochra...
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This book examines the recovery principle of co-production within mental health services, defining it as the creation of a space where all stakeholders – including service users, family members, carers and supporters – come together in a partnership to improve all aspects of mental health services. Exploring both the practicalities and complexitie...
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Background: Many studies indicate that ethnic minority women, including women from the disadvantaged Palestinian-Arab minority in Israel, experience higher rates of psychological distress but are less likely to use mental health services. This study examined psychological distress and its role as a moderator in the relationship between mental healt...
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During the opening of mental health month (May, 2022), officials from the Ministry of Health in Uganda stated that about 14 million people of the 43·7 million population have a mental illness. The approximate prevalence of about 32·0% was higher than in previous national estimates of 24·2%;1 the prevalence might be higher due to the pervasive socia...
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This paper explores the subjective experiences of mental health practitioners, people with psychosis and carers, on social isolation and community integration of people with psychosis. Focus groups and one-to-one interviews with 80 adult participants across three sites in the UK were conducted. Audio recordings were transcribed and analysed using t...
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Thailand is an upper middle-income country located in the center of mainland Southeast Asia with a population of 66.17 million as of 2021. The aim of this review article is to illustrate the development of community mental health in our country. We have divided the article into five main sections: namely, the mental health service infrastructure, t...
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Background: The ongoing horrors of the war in Ukraine have led to enormous consequences: loss of life, severe injuries, and mass movements of civilians. Exposure to war, living in conflict zones, and forced displacement increase the risk of experiencing a broad spectrum of direct and indirect burdens towards physical and mental health, in particula...
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Objectives Studies have demonstrated that Latinx populations face significant health disparities in access to mental health care. The objective of this study was to describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health needs of Latinx families, from the perspectives of direct service providers working with Latinx communities. Methods T...
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Objective: The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected the mental health of adolescents. This study is aimed at determining the prevalence and psychological correlates of stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic among high school adolescents in Nigeria.Methods: This is a cross-sectional descriptive online study involving 1008 Nigerian adolescents....
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Introduction Integrated behavioural health, a model of care that embeds mental health services in primary care, can potentially increase access to mental healthcare. With the increase in health information technologies, remote measurement-based care (RMBC) presents an opportunity to improve support of integrated care. This scoping review will compr...
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Using Communication Complex as our theoretical framework, we explored socially constructed notions about mental health from a complexity informed perspective. Through qualitative interviews we investigated the availability of mental health services provided at three universities—one in Wrocław, Poland; one in Semarang, Indonesia; and the third in I...
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Risk factors for psychological distress among help-seeking youth are poorly understood. Addressing this gap is important for informing mental health service provision. This study aimed to identify risk factors among youth attending Jigsaw, a youth mental health service in Ireland. Routine data were collected from N = 9,673 youth who engaged with Ji...
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ÖZ: Bu çalışma genç yetişkinlerin depresyon, anksiyete, stres ile geleceğe ilişkin olumsuz duygular ve beklentiler, motivasyon kaybı ve umutsuzluk veri setleri arasındaki ilişkiyi incelemektedir. Araştırmada ilişkisel tarama modeli kullanılmıştır. Araştırmaya 20-40 yaş aralığında yer alan 236 erkek ve 302 kadın genç yetişkin katılmıştır. Katılımcıl...
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Purpose Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is effective for treating several psychiatric disorders. However, only a minority of patients are treated with ECT. It is of primary importance to characterize their profile for epidemiological purposes and to inform clinical practice. We aimed to characterize the longitudinal profile of psychopathology and s...
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While social distancing was crucial to slow the COVID-19 virus, it also contributed to social isolation and emotional strain. This pilot study evaluated the impact of stand-alone psychoeducational group sessions designed to build social connectedness and space for people to learn about mental health during the pandemic. The study examined if offeri...
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Background Recovery Colleges are a relatively recent initiative within mental health services. The first opened in 2009 in London and since then numbers have grown. They are based on principles of personal recovery in mental health, co-production between people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals, and adult learning. S...
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The objective of this work is to examine disparities in the completion of substance use disorder treatment in the U.S. Our data is from the Treatment Episode Dataset Discharge (TEDS-D) datasets from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for 2017-2019. We apply a two-stage virtual twins model (random forest + de...
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Community related mental health services had been limited that lead to genesis of NMHP. Why India needed it needs special attention and that we have covered in our article .
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The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the pressing need for mental health services. Digital mental health interventions could increase access to care and be an effective approach to reducing anxiety and depression at scale; however, research on their impact on healthcare expenditure is in the nascent stage and requires further investigation. The cu...
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Stigma about mental illness is often identified as one of the most prominent obstacles to seeking mental health services. This seems to be particularly true among first responders. Unfortunately, the research regarding stigma in first responders is lacking. This may be due, in part, to the absence of appropriate measurement tools to allow such rese...
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Late-life depression is one of the most common mental illnesses that cause serious consequences, but the majority do not reach out for mental health services and relapses are common. The present study investigated profiled similarity of older adults' social networks in terms of depressive symptoms. In 2017, we distributed questionnaires inquiring a...
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Background COVID-19 presented significant challenges for occupational therapy (OT) services in Ireland. Public health guidelines necessitated a transition of services from face-to-face delivery to the use of telehealth modalities. Telehealth has yet to be extensively researched within mental health OT, with a particular need for an increased unders...
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Objective to develop arguments supporting Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing as a baseline force of qualified and indispensable work in the evolution of mental health care and policies. Method argumentation of a reflective nature, considering the path of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing over the twenty years of the legal framework of the P...
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Abstract: Background: Anxiety is one of the most commonly experienced psychological states and diagnosed disorders in adolescent populations (ages 13-19). Research indicates that the prevalence of anxiety and phobic disorders is often higher than stated in epidemiologic studies of adolescent mental health. However, mental health experiences, such a...
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Objectives To develop a prognostic tool of treatment resistant schizophrenia (TRS) in a large and diverse clinical cohort, with comprehensive coverage of patients using mental health services in four London boroughs. Methods We used the Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator (LASSO) for time-to-event data, to develop a risk prediction mod...
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Purpose To evaluate the association between mental health services (MHS) use and depressive symptom scores among gay and bisexual men (GBM) and compare with heterosexual men in Canada. Methods We used data from the 2015–2016 cycles of the Canadian Community Health Survey. Depressive symptoms were assessed using the PHQ-9 questionnaire (prior two w...
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Objective to develop arguments supporting Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing as a baseline force of qualified and indispensable work in the evolution of mental health care and policies. Method argumentation of a reflective nature, considering the path of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing over the twenty years of the legal framework of the P...
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Despite progress made under California’s Mental Health Services Act, limited access to care for cultural and linguistic minority groups remains a serious issue in community mental health. In this qualitative study we report findings from a large-scale community-level assessment that explored barriers to accessing care from the perspectives of multi...
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Background In 2010 the Norwegian Parliament introduced amendments to the Health Personnel Act requiring all health personnel to inform and offer help to their patients’ children and families. We evaluated whether health personnel adhered to their obligations outlined in the Act and investigated whether family and health services characteristics wer...
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The aim of this study was to build evidence about how to tailor services to meet the individual needs of young people by identifying predictors of amounts of child and adolescent mental health service use. We conducted a secondary analysis of a large administrative dataset from services in England was conducted using the Mental Health Services Data...
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Purpose A needs-based model of health systems planning uses a systematic estimate of service needs for a given population. Our objective was to derive annual prevalence estimates of specific mental disorders in the adult population of British Columbia, Canada and use a novel triangulation approach encompassing multiple data sources and stratifying...
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Background Patient service satisfaction is the central point for the health system. Worldwide, around 450 million people suffer from mental and behavioral disorders. Clients who are dissatisfied with the service will miss appointments, abandon the treatment plan, and eventually relapse from the illness. Despite improved access to health services, t...
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How are we to best conceptualise the social in relation to mental health? This piece seeks to explore a series of tensions that emerge in our attempt to contemplate, engage with, and address the social in mental health spaces. First, I explore the tensions created by disciplinary demands for specialisation, questioning the value of this in with reg...
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Background In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), public attitudes and stigma toward mental health illness seem to prevent people from seeking psychological help, which negatively impacts an individual's life. The primary objective of this study was to investigate people's attitudes toward seeking psychological help and identify the extent to which...
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The purpose of this study was to understand contextual characteristics of how veterans in primary care prefer to receive mental healthcare information (i.e., information about mental health symptoms/services) in terms of provider, location, and format. One hundred sixteen primary care veterans with behavioral health concerns (58% depression, 37% PT...
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Social and economic inequality are chronic stressors that continually erode the mental and physical health of marginalized groups, undermining overall societal resilience. In this comprehensive review, we synthesize evidence of greater increases in mental health symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic among socially or economically marginalized group...
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Each year, 275 million children worldwide are exposed to domestic violence (DV) and suffer negative mental and physical health consequences; however, only a small proportion receive assistance. Pediatricians and child psychiatrists can play a central role in identifying threatened children. We reviewed experiences of DV screening in pediatric and c...
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Identifying factors related to healthcare professionals' mental health has become an imperative topic for offering mental health services to foster their psychological functioning. This study, for the first time, examined the mediating role of optimism and pessimism in the association between parental coronavirus anxiety and depression among Turkis...
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Background Mental health disorders in children and young people (CYP) are increasing but the provision of current evidence-based treatment for common mental health problems is limited. Treatment effects vary widely with no clear superiority of a single treatment approach. Further evaluation of contemporary and effective treatments in CYP is needed....
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Addressing mental health is an important part of the COVID-19 response among historically underserved communities, which have been disproportionately affected. Community Health Workers (CHWs) are well placed to offer insights about barriers to mental health service use in their communities, and they are well positioned to address mental health gaps...
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Background The uptake of family involvement in health care services for patients with psychotic disorders is poor, despite a clear evidence base, socio-economic and moral justifications, policy, and guideline recommendations. To respond to this knowledge-practice gap, we established the cluster randomised controlled trial: Implementation of guideli...
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Background Peer support is increasingly acknowledged as an integral part of mental health services around the world. However, most research on peer support comes from high-income countries, with little attention to similarities and differences between different settings and how these affect implementation. Mental health workers have an important ro...
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This paper outlines a process of utilising data themes from a small-scale study to create a context for learning and reflection on the adaptations and challenges encountered across locality mental health services during the first wave of the 2020 pandemic
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Background People with Mental Illness experience vast sexual and reproductive health challenges due to the affected mental health. Globally, prevalence of mental illness is on the rise with subsequent increase in the number of people with sexual and reproductive challenges warranting urgent public health intervention. However, information on the pe...
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Background Social integration, shared decision-making and personalised care are key elements of mental health and social care policy. Although these elements have been shown to improve service user and service-level outcomes, their translation into practice has been inconsistent and social isolation amongst service users persists. Aim To co-adapt,...
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Anxiety and depression are the most prevalent and least treated pediatric mental health problems. Racial/ethnic minority youths face greater risks for developing anxiety and depression and experience higher burden as they are less likely to receive adequate mental health services for these conditions or to have their needs met. Further, standard ev...
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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to share Laura Scranage's story. Design/methodology/approach - Laura wrote a short piece detailing her journey and was then interviewed by Robert. Findings - Laura spoke about the difficulties she has faced in life and how her experiences with horses have been deeply therapeutic. Research limitations/implicat...
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User-focused monitoring (UFM) is a method of user-led mental health service evaluation that focuses on strengthening user involvement and developing the quality of services. Despite an increased emphasis on user involvement and the recovery orientation of services, scientific knowledge remains limited regarding how such goals can be realised. In th...
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Background Postpartum depression (PPD) affects one in eight women in the U.S., with rates increasing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the unique circumstances of COVID-19, virtual therapy might be a unique way to overcome barriers to mental health services. The study sought to explore the acceptability of virtual therapy among women in the postp...
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Lay Summary: In this retrospective cohort study we investigated risks of hospitalised falls and hip fractures in working age adults receiving mental health care. We found that working age adults using mental health services have four times the incidence of hospitalised falls compared to general population. This result calls for the importance of ta...
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Background: There is a paucity of data to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on persons with disabilities (PwDs) in India. About 27.4 million cases were reported as of 27 May 2021. The continuing pandemic in the form of subsequent waves is expected to have negative repercussions for the disabled globally, particularly in India, where acces...
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10 11 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently authorized 12 oral fluid (OF) as a preferable biofluid for drugs of abuse (DOA) screening compared to urine, and 13 they required that each screening method be confirmed by a laboratory test. We developed a DOA 14 mass spectrometry (MS) assay optimized for undilut...
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Current strategies to predict psychosis identify only a small proportion of individuals at risk. Additional strategies are needed to increase capacity for pre­diction and prevention of serious mental illness, ideally during childhood and adolescence. One possible approach would be to investigate systems in which psychosis risk factors are concentra...
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Objectives: The study presents an analysis of the risk for common mental disorders (CMDs) in populations with different levels of access to mental health care. Methods: We merged and statistically compared the representative data of prisoners to data collected from psychiatric clinics and the general population. Participants across all samples c...
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Objective People released from prison who experience mental health and substance use problems are at high risk of reincarceration. This study aimed to examine the association between contact with mental health and substance use treatment services, and reincarceration, among adults released from prison. Methods Pre-release survey data from 1,115 ad...
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Background Despite high prevalence of psychopathology, the use of mental health services by asylum seekers seems low. Barriers to care may play an important role in this. Aim To explore the barriers in mental health care for adult and adolescent asylum seekers and their care providers in high-income countries. Method A narrative literature review...
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Supporting the families of people with disabilities has become a crucial aim of disability services. In disability services, where people with disabilities are usually positioned at the centre of service provision, family-oriented practice implies practice directions to work with clients' families in service delivery. The study aims at exploring ho...
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Introduction Despite the importance to address mental health issues as early as possible, youth experiencing homelessness (YEH) often lack prompt and easy access to health services. Recently, there has been a surge of studies focusing on leveraging technology to improve access to mental health services for YEH; however, limited efforts have been ma...
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Internal migration has been a long tradition in Nigeria. Culture is a significant aspect of internal migration in Nigeria as internal migrants move from one state to another. They, therefore, must adapt to a new culture, language, beliefs, and social identity. In addition, existing evidence showed that social, cultural, and economic factors were li...
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Many people diagnosed with or presenting with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) attend the emergency department (ED) when in crisis. There is limited understanding of how mental health nurses (MHNs) within EDs perceive the diagnosis of BPD or make sense of the constellation of behaviours and symptoms associated with BPD and how attitudes influe...