Genomes and Genes
Summary: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
Publications343 found, 100 shown here
- Suicidal behaviour in adolescence and subsequent mental health outcomes in young adulthoodDavid M Fergusson
Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
Psychol Med 35:983-93. 2005The aim of this study was to examine the linkages between suicidal ideation and attempt in adolescence and subsequent suicidal behaviours and mental health in young adulthood.
- Association of torture and other potentially traumatic events with mental health outcomes among populations exposed to mass conflict and displacement: a systematic review and meta-analysisZachary Steel
Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, School of Psychiatry, University New South Wales, Liverpool New South Wales, Australia
JAMA 302:537-49. 2009....
- Social ties and mental healthI Kawachi
The Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard Center for Society and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Urban Health 78:458-67. 2001..In this targeted review, we highlight four sets of insights that emerge from the literature on social ties and mental health outcomes (defined as stress reactions, psychological well-being, and psychological distress, including ..
- Scale up of services for mental health in low-income and middle-income countriesJulian Eaton
CBM International, Abuja, Nigeria
Lancet 378:1592-603. 2011..One response to this issue has been the call to scale up mental health services...
- The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): development and UK validationRuth Tennant
Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:63. 2007..Demand for instruments to monitor mental well-being at a population level and evaluate mental health promotion initiatives is growing...
- Trends and risk factors for mental health diagnoses among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs health care, 2002-2008Karen H Seal
San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1651-8. 2009We sought to investigate longitudinal trends and risk factors for mental health diagnoses among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
- The association between tinnitus and mental health in a general population sample: results from the HUNT StudyNorun Hjertager Krog
Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
J Psychosom Res 69:289-98. 2010Clinical studies indicate a strong association between tinnitus and mental health, but results from general population data are missing...
- Mental health and well-being within rural communities: the Australian rural mental health studyBrian J Kelly
Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 18:16-24. 2010This paper outlines the methods and baseline data from a multisite cohort study of the determinants and outcomes of mental health and well-being within rural and remote communities.
- Mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings: linking practice and researchWietse A Tol
Global Health Initiative, MacMillan Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8206, USA
Lancet 378:1581-91. 2011This review links practice, funding, and evidence for interventions for mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in humanitarian settings...
- Longitudinal assessment of mental health problems among active and reserve component soldiers returning from the Iraq warCharles S Milliken
Division of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
JAMA 298:2141-8. 2007To promote early identification of mental health problems among combat veterans, the Department of Defense initiated population-wide screening at 2 time points, immediately on return from deployment and 3 to 6 months later...
- The British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey 1999: the prevalence of DSM-IV disordersTamsin Ford
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill, London SE58AF, England
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1203-11. 2003..To describe the prevalence of DSM-IV disorders and comorbidity in a large population-based sample of British children and adolescents...
- Physical activity and mental health in children and adolescents: a review of reviewsStuart J H Biddle
Physical Activity and Public Health, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
Br J Sports Med 45:886-95. 2011..reviews investigating physical activity and depression, anxiety, self-esteem and cognitive functioning in children and adolescents and to assess the association between sedentary behaviour and mental health by performing a brief review.
- Place of death: correlations with quality of life of patients with cancer and predictors of bereaved caregivers' mental healthAlexi A Wright
Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Clin Oncol 28:4457-64. 2010..To determine whether the place of death for patients with cancer is associated with patients' quality of life (QoL) at the end of life (EOL) and psychiatric disorders in bereaved caregivers...
- Mechanisms linking social ties and support to physical and mental healthPeggy A Thoits
Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
J Health Soc Behav 52:145-61. 2011....
- A prospective study of diet quality and mental health in adolescentsFelice N Jacka
Barwon Psychiatric Research Unit, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
PLoS ONE 6:e24805. 2011..However, there are no existing prospective studies of this association in adolescents, the onset period of most disorders, limiting inferences regarding possible causal relationships...
- Mental health and HIV sexual risk behavior among patrons of alcohol serving venues in Cape Town, South AfricaKathleen J Sikkema
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:230-7. 2011..Understanding the association between mental health and risk behaviors in these settings may inform interventions that address alcohol use and HIV prevention.
- MicroRNAs in mental health: from biological underpinnings to potential therapiesJoshua G Hunsberger
Laboratory of Molecular Pathophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 35, 1C912, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Neuromolecular Med 11:173-82. 2009..Clearly, considerable research is required to better determine any therapeutic potential of targeting miRNAs; however, these agents may provide the next generation of effective therapies for psychiatric illnesses...
- Risky families: family social environments and the mental and physical health of offspringRena L Repetti
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
Psychol Bull 128:330-66. 2002..This integrated biobehavioral profile leads to consequent accumulating risk for mental health disorders, major chronic diseases, and early mortality...
- Social capital, socio-economic status and psychological distress among Australian adultsPhilayrath Phongsavan
University of Sydney, Australia
Soc Sci Med 63:2546-61. 2006High levels of social capital may be associated with positive mental health in adults. However, quantifying the various dimensions of social capital has presented a challenge due in part to the diverse definitions and measures used...
- Resilience and mental healthDmitry M Davydov
Moscow Research Centre of Narcology, Russia
Clin Psychol Rev 30:479-95. 2010The relationship between disease and good health has received relatively little attention in mental health. Resilience can be viewed as a defence mechanism, which enables people to thrive in the face of adversity and improving resilience ..
- Life expectancy at birth for people with serious mental illness and other major disorders from a secondary mental health care case register in LondonChin Kuo Chang
King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 6:e19590. 2011..The electronic database from a large and comprehensive secondary mental healthcare provider in London was utilized to assess the impact of SMI diagnoses on life expectancy at birth...
- Multilevel analyses of neighbourhood socioeconomic context and health outcomes: a critical reviewK E Pickett
Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 55:111-22. 2001..Multilevel or contextual analyses of social factors and health represent a possible reconciliation between two divergent epidemiological paradigms-individual risk factor epidemiology and an ecological approach...
- Mental health and quality of life survey among child survivors of the 2008 Sichuan earthquakeZhaobao Jia
Faculty of Health Service, Second Military Medical University, 200433, Shanghai, China
Qual Life Res 19:1381-91. 2010To characterize child survivors' mental health and quality of life after a massive earthquake.
- Mental health problems among children one-year after Sichuan earthquake in China: a follow-up studyMingxin Liu
Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
PLoS ONE 6:e14706. 2011..The main purpose of the study was to provide a better understanding of mental health problems and associated risk factors among children after earthquake.
- Neuroscience, molecular biology, and the childhood roots of health disparities: building a new framework for health promotion and disease preventionJack P Shonkoff
Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, 50 Church St, Fourth Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
JAMA 301:2252-9. 2009..From both basic research and policy perspectives, confronting the origins of disparities in physical and mental health early in life may produce greater effects than attempting to modify health-related behaviors or improve access ..
- Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustmentAlexi A Wright
Department of Medical Oncology and Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 550 Shields Warren, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 300:1665-73. 2008..Talking about death can be difficult. Without evidence that end-of-life discussions improve patient outcomes, physicians must balance their desire to honor patient autonomy against a concern of inflicting psychological harm...
- Childhood cognitive ability and adult mental health in the British 1946 birth cohortStephani L Hatch
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Soc Sci Med 64:2285-96. 2007We examined whether childhood cognitive ability was associated with two mental health outcomes at age 53 years: the 28 item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) as a measure of internalising symptoms of anxiety and depression, and the ..
- Obesity among those with mental disorders: a National Institute of Mental Health meeting reportDavid B Allison
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:341-50. 2009The National Institute of Mental Health convened a meeting in October 2005 to review the literature on obesity, nutrition, and physical activity among those with mental disorders...
- Unemployment and mental health: understanding the interactions among gender, family roles, and social classLucia Artazcoz
Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Am J Public Health 94:82-8. 2004We examined gender differences in the effects of unemployment on mental health and assessed whether such effects are associated with interactions among gender, family roles, and social class.
- What is the best dose of nature and green exercise for improving mental health? A multi-study analysisJo Barton
Interdisciplinary Centre for Environment and Society, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, U K
Environ Sci Technol 44:3947-55. 2010..regime of dose(s) of acute exposure to green exercise required to improve self-esteem and mood (indicators of mental health). The research used meta-analysis methodology to analyze 10 UK studies involving 1252 participants...
- The Norwegian Institute of Public Health twin study of mental health: examining recruitment and attrition biasKristian Tambs
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
Twin Res Hum Genet 12:158-68. 2009..Almost all pairs having participated in the 1998 study were invited to an interview study of mental health (MHS), taking place 1999-2004. 1,391 complete pairs (44%) participated...
- Stigma and help seeking for mental health among college studentsDaniel Eisenberg
Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Med Care Res Rev 66:522-41. 2009Mental illness stigma has been identified by national policy makers as an important barrier to help seeking for mental health. Using a random sample of 5,555 students from a diverse set of 13 universities, we conducted one of the first ..
- Substance use and mental health trends among U.S. military active duty personnel: key findings from the 2008 DoD Health Behavior SurveyRobert M Bray
RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
Mil Med 175:390-9. 2010Examine substance use and mental health issues among U.S. military personnel.
- Serotonergic transcriptional networks and potential importance to mental healthEvan S Deneris
Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Nat Neurosci 15:519-27. 2012....
- The prevalence, distribution, and mental health correlates of perceived discrimination in the United StatesR C Kessler
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Health Soc Behav 40:208-30. 1999..discrimination and day-to-day perceived discrimination; the associations between perceived discrimination and mental health; and the extent to which differential exposure and differential emotional reactivity to perceived ..
- Stepped care for maternal mental health: a case study of the perinatal mental health project in South AfricaSimone Honikman
Perinatal Mental Health Project, The Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
PLoS Med 9:e1001222. 2012As one article in a series on Global Mental Health Practice, Simone Honikman and colleagues from South Africa provide a case study of the Perinatal Mental Health Project, which delivered mental health care to pregnant women in a ..
- Positive psychological well-being and mortality: a quantitative review of prospective observational studiesYoichi Chida
Psychobiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Psychosom Med 70:741-56. 2008..Recent years have witnessed increased interest in the relationship between positive psychological well-being and physical health...
- Employment transitions and mental health: an analysis from the British household panel surveyClaudia Thomas
Department of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 59:243-9. 2005..To describe the impact of changes between employment and various forms of non-employment, and vice versa, on the psychological wellbeing of men and of women...
- Mental health, substance use and suicidal behaviour among young indigenous people in the Arctic: a systematic reviewVenla Lehti
Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Soc Sci Med 69:1194-203. 2009..We conducted a systematic literature review with regard to epidemiological mental health research on Arctic indigenous children and adolescents...
- Mental health and psychosocial support in crisis and conflict: report of the Mental Health Working GroupK Allden
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Prehosp Disaster Med 24:s217-27. 2009The Working Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support was convened as part of the 2009 Harvard Humanitarian Action Summit...
- Violence, suffering, and mental health in Afghanistan: a school-based surveyCatherine Panter-Brick
Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, UK
Lancet 374:807-16. 2009Studies in Afghanistan have shown substantial mental health problems in adults. We did a survey of young people (11-16 years old) in the country to assess mental health, traumatic experiences, and social functioning.
- Measuring well-being rather than the absence of distress symptoms: a comparison of the SF-36 Mental Health subscale and the WHO-Five Well-Being ScalePer Bech
Psychiatric Research Unit, Frederiksborg General Hospital, Hillerod, Denmark
Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 12:85-91. 2003The health status questionnaire Short-Form 36 (SF-36) includes subscales measuring both physical health and mental health. Psychometrically, the mental health subscale contains a mixture of mental symptoms and psychological well-being ..
- Mental health and disclosure of HIV status in Zambian adolescents with HIV infection: implications for peer-support programsAnitha Menon
Department of Psychology, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:349-54. 2007To examine emotional and behavioural difficulties in HIV positive Zambian adolescents and to determine the relationship between disclosure of HIV status and mental health.
- Mental Health First Aid: an international programme for early interventionBetty A Kitchener
ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Early Interv Psychiatry 2:55-61. 2008To describe the development of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) programme in Australia, its roll-out in other countries and evaluation studies which have been carried out.
- Reducing premature infants' length of stay and improving parents' mental health outcomes with the Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment (COPE) neonatal intensive care unit program: a randomized, controlled trialBernadette Mazurek Melnyk
Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Pediatrics 118:e1414-27. 2006..program (ie, Creating Opportunities for Parent Empowerment) that was designed to enhance parent-infant interactions and parent mental health outcomes for the ultimate purpose of improving child developmental and behavior outcomes.
- A population survey of mental health problems in children with epilepsySharon Davies
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
Dev Med Child Neurol 45:292-5. 2003The 1999 British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey, a nationwide epidemiological study of rates of psychiatric disorder in children aged 5 to 15 years, provided the opportunity to investigate the mental health of children with ..
- Gender differences in long-term health consequences of physical abuse of children: data from a nationally representative surveyMartie P Thompson
Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634 0745, USA
Am J Public Health 94:599-604. 2004..This study investigated the effects of physical abuse in childhood on health problems in adulthood and assessed gender differences in these associations...
- The health and productivity cost burden of the "top 10" physical and mental health conditions affecting six large U.S. employers in 1999Ron Z Goetzel
Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Cornell University, USA
J Occup Environ Med 45:5-14. 2003..and short term disability data at the patient level was analyzed to uncover the most costly physical and mental health conditions affecting American businesses...
- Do psychosocial variables predict weight loss or mental health after obesity surgery? A systematic reviewS Herpertz
Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Westfälische Klinik Dortmund, Ruhr University Bochum, Marsbruchstrasse 179, 44287 Dortmund, Germany
Obes Res 12:1554-69. 2004..this study was to present a systematic review of psychological and psychosocial predictors of weight loss and mental health after bariatric surgery...
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Healthy Days Measures - population tracking of perceived physical and mental health over timeDavid G Moriarty
US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Division of Adult and Community Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:37. 2003..HRQOL was defined as "perceived physical and mental health over time...
- War exposure, daily stressors, and mental health in conflict and post-conflict settings: bridging the divide between trauma-focused and psychosocial frameworksKenneth E Miller
Harvard School of Public Health, Research Program on Children and Global Adversity, Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, 651 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Soc Sci Med 70:7-16. 2010..divisive split between advocates of trauma-focused and psychosocial approaches to understanding and addressing mental health needs in conflict and post-conflict settings by emphasizing the role that daily stressors play in mediating ..
- Chronic widespread pain, mental health, and physical role function in OEF/OIF veteransDrew A Helmer
Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Pain Med 10:1174-82. 2009Describe the associations among pain, mental health concerns, and function in veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF).
- Green space as a buffer between stressful life events and healthAgnes E Van den Berg
Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 47, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Soc Sci Med 70:1203-10. 2010..Health measures included: (1) the number of health complaints in the last 14 days; (2) perceived mental health (measured by the GHQ-12); and (3) a single item measure of perceived general health ranging from 'excellent' ..
- Healthy travel and the socio-economic structure of car commuting in Cambridge, UK: a mixed-methods analysisAnna Goodman
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Soc Sci Med 74:1929-38. 2012..This suggests the importance of combining individual-level 'healthy travel' interventions with measures aimed at creating travel environments in which all social groups can pursue healthy and satisfying lives...
- Working shifts and mental health--findings from the British Household Panel Survey (1995-2005)Ana Claudia Bara
Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender, Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom
Scand J Work Environ Health 35:361-7. 2009Our objective was to examine the impact of shift work on mental health at the population level. We expected that this impact would depend on duration of exposure, type of shift work, and gender.
- Mental health problems among adults in tsunami-affected areas in southern ThailandFrits van Griensven
Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
JAMA 296:537-48. 2006..The tsunami that followed severely affected all 6 southwestern provinces of Thailand, where 5395 individuals died, 2991 were unaccounted for, and 8457 were injured...
- The effects of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on recurrence of depressive episodes, mental health and quality of life: A randomized controlled studyK A Godfrin
Department of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology, University of Ghent, Belgium
Behav Res Ther 48:738-46. 2010..For patients with a history of at least three depressive episodes who are not acutely depressed, MBCT, added to TAU, may play an important role in the domain of relapse prevention in depression...
- Gender differences in mental healthM Afifi
Ministry of Health Headquarters, Department of Non Communicable Diseases, Muscat 113, Oman
Singapore Med J 48:385-91. 2007..This paper aims to discuss why gender matters in mental health, to explain the relationship of gender and health-seeking behaviour as a powerful determinant of gender ..
- Religiousness affects mental health, pain and quality of life in older people in an outpatient rehabilitation settingGiancarlo Lucchetti
São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Brazil and Service of Geriatrics, Santa Casa of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
J Rehabil Med 43:316-22. 2011To evaluate the relationship between religiousness and mental health, hospitalization, pain, disability and quality of life in older adults from an outpatient rehabilitation setting in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- Employment status is associated with both physical and mental health quality of life in people living with HIVSergio Rueda
Mental Health Service, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
AIDS Care 23:435-43. 2011..We performed regression analyses to evaluate the contribution of employment status to the physical and mental health components of quality of life (QOL)...
- Domestic violence and mental healthLouise M Howard
Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
Int Rev Psychiatry 22:525-34. 2010There are clear gender differences in the experience of domestic violence and associated mental health outcomes. There is also increasing evidence of chronic, severe and often long-term adverse mental health effects for victims...
- Abusive experiences and psychiatric morbidity in women primary care attendersJeremy Coid
Department of Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, UK
Br J Psychiatry 183:332-9; discussion 340-1. 2003..Abusive experiences in childhood and adulthood increase risks of psychiatric morbidity in women and independently increase risks of further abuse over the lifetime. It is unclear which experiences are most damaging...
- Mental health promotion as a new goal in public mental health care: a randomized controlled trial of an intervention enhancing psychological flexibilityMartine Fledderus
Department of Psychology and Communication of Health and Risk, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Am J Public Health 100:2372. 2010We assessed whether an intervention based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and mindfulness was successful in promoting positive mental health by enhancing psychological flexibility.
- Mental health, places and people: a multilevel analysis of economic inactivity and social deprivationDavid L Fone
Centre for Health Sciences Research, Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
Health Place 12:332-44. 2006..respondents to the Welsh Health Survey 1998 aged 17-74 years, we investigated associations between individual mental health status measured using the SF-36 instrument, social class, economic inactivity and the electoral division ..
- Hepatitis C infection, antiviral treatment and mental health: a European expert consensus statementMartin Schaefer
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Berlin, Germany
J Hepatol 57:1379-90. 2012b>Mental health problems frequently occur in chronic infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and during antiviral treatment with pegylated interferon-alpha (PegIFNα) and ribavirin...
- Dementia care: mental health effects, intervention strategies, and clinical implicationsSILVIA SORENSEN
Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentisry, Rochester, NY, USA
Lancet Neurol 5:961-73. 2006..people with dementia is associated with well-documented increases in burden, distress, and decrements in mental health and wellbeing...
- A prospective study of leisure-time physical activity and mental health in Swedish health care workers and social insurance officersIngibjorg H Jonsdottir
Institute of Stress Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
Prev Med 51:373-7. 2010..This study analyzes longitudinal associations between self-reported leisure-time physical activity (PA) and perceived stress, burnout and symptoms of depression and anxiety...
- The mental health continuum: from languishing to flourishing in lifeCorey L M Keyes
Department of Sociology, Emory University, Room 225, Tarbutton Hall, 1555 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Health Soc Behav 43:207-22. 2002This paper introduces and applies an operationalization of mental health as a syndrome of symptoms of positive feelings and positive functioning in life...
- A compilation of strategies for implementing clinical innovations in health and mental healthByron J Powell
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
Med Care Res Rev 69:123-57. 2012..and implement evidence-based treatments have been prioritized in order to improve the quality of health and mental health care delivery...
- Mental health in low- and middle-income countriesVikram Patel
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Br Med Bull 81:81-96. 2007..b>Mental health resources are very scarce and investment in mental health is < 1% of the health budget in many countries...
- Political violence and mental health: a multi-disciplinary review of the literature on NepalWietse A Tol
HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Soc Sci Med 70:35-44. 2010Implementation of current international consensus guidelines regarding mental health and psychosocial support in emergencies requires the consideration of findings from both the medical and social sciences...
- Self-rated mental health and racial/ethnic disparities in mental health service useSamuel H Zuvekas
Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
Med Care 46:915-23. 2008..In addition, mental health service use is lower among members of minority communities, compared with non-Hispanic whites.
- Development of lifetime comorbidity in the World Health Organization world mental health surveysRonald C Kessler
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:90-100. 2011..Although numerous studies have examined the role of latent variables in the structure of comorbidity among mental disorders, none has examined their role in the development of comorbidity...
- Ethnic differences in mental health among incarcerated youths: do Moroccan immigrant boys show less psychopathology than native Dutch boys?Violaine Veen
Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:431-40. 2010..minority youths are overrepresented in the juvenile justice system, limited research is available on their mental health. In this study, differences in mental health problems between incarcerated adolescents of native Dutch and ..
- Alcohol drinking pattern and subjective health in a population-based studySaverio Stranges
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Health Professions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
Addiction 101:1265-76. 2006..e. drinking intensity and frequency, frequency of intoxication, drinking outside of meals, and beverage type) and subjective health was examined in a random sample of 3586 women and men...
- Social capital and mental health: an interdisciplinary review of primary evidenceAstier M Almedom
Department of Biology, Tufts University, 165 Packard Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Soc Sci Med 61:943-64. 2005An interdisciplinary interrogation of primary evidence linking social capital and mental health sought to establish: (1) 'quality of evidence' (assessed in terms of study design, methods used to address stated questions, rigor of data ..
- The state of mental health in old-age across the 'old' European Union-- a systematic reviewS G Riedel-Heller
Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:388-401. 2006..The paper provides the first syllabus on the prevalence of mental disorders in old-age focusing on surveys conducted in the 15 countries, which comprised the 'old' European Union...
- Mental health and social capital in Cali, ColombiaTrudy Harpham
Urban Policy and Development, South Bank University, London SW8 2JZ, UK
Soc Sci Med 58:2267-77. 2004..The growing interest in social risk factors for mental health coincides with the development of social capital research which may further inform the social model of mental ..
- Alcohol, wine and mental health: focus on dementia and strokeR M Pinder
Medical Affairs, Organon International Inc, Roseland, NJ, USA
J Psychopharmacol 18:449-56. 2004....
- Mental health symptoms following war and repression in eastern AfghanistanWillem F Scholte
Academic Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
JAMA 292:585-93. 2004Decades of armed conflict, suppression, and displacement resulted in a high prevalence of mental health symptoms throughout Afghanistan. Its Eastern province of Nangarhar is part of the region that originated the Taliban movement...
- Inverse association between physical inactivity and mental health in men and womenDaniel I Galper
Mood Disorders Research Program and Clinic, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:173-8. 2006The Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study (ACLS) provides the opportunity to evaluate associations between measures of physical activity and mental health in a large and well-characterized population of men and women.
- Physical activity and mental health: the association between exercise and moodMarco Aurélio Monteiro Peluso
Institute of Psychiatry, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 60:61-70. 2005..have shown that in addition to its beneficial effects, physical activity can also be associated with impaired mental health, being related to disturbances like "excessive exercise" and "overtraining syndrome"...
- Internet paradox. A social technology that reduces social involvement and psychological well-being?R Kraut
Human Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
Am Psychol 53:1017-31. 1998..These findings have implications for research, for public policy and for the design of technology...
- Improving mental health literacy as a strategy to facilitate early intervention for mental disordersClaire M Kelly
ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Med J Aust 187:S26-30. 2007Good mental health literacy in young people and their key helpers may lead to better outcomes for those with mental disorders, either by facilitating early help-seeking by young people themselves, or by helping adults to identify early ..
- Internet information-seeking in mental health: population surveyJohn Powell
Health Sciences Research Institute, Medical School Building, Gibbet Hill Campus, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Br J Psychiatry 189:273-7. 2006A major use of the of the internet is for health information-seeking. There has been little research into its use in relation to mental health.
- Family violence, war, and natural disasters: a study of the effect of extreme stress on children's mental health in Sri LankaClaudia Catani
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz and Center for Psychiatry Reichenau, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
BMC Psychiatry 8:33. 2008The consequences of war violence and natural disasters on the mental health of children as well as on family dynamics remain poorly understood...
- Social capital and mental healthKwame McKenzie
Br J Psychiatry 181:280-3. 2002
- The NIMH blueprint for change report: research priorities in child and adolescent mental healthKimberly Hoagwood
The National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9630, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:760-7. 2002The National Institute of Mental Health established a special subgroup of its National Advisory Mental Health Council to review major research findings on child and adolescent psychiatric disorders over the past decade and to recommend ..
- Effect of a housing and case management program on emergency department visits and hospitalizations among chronically ill homeless adults: a randomized trialLaura S Sadowski
Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk St, Room 1606, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
JAMA 301:1771-8. 2009..Homeless adults, especially those with chronic medical illnesses, are frequent users of costly medical services, especially emergency department and hospital services...
- Mental health treatment to reduce HIV transmission risk behavior: a positive prevention modelKathleen J Sikkema
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708 0086, USA
AIDS Behav 14:252-62. 2010..The association between mental health and HIV transmission risk (i.e...
- The flip-side of social capital: the distinctive influences of trust and mistrust on health in rural ChinaHongmei Wang
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Health Services Research and Administration, 984375 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
Soc Sci Med 68:133-42. 2009..are measured at the individual and aggregate levels, and the distinct ways in which they affect general and mental health are explored. We adopt an ordered logistic regression using survey procedures in SAS version 9...
- Mental health service use among adult cancer survivors: analyses of the National Health Interview SurveyMaria Hewitt
National Cancer Policy Board, Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC 20001, USA
J Clin Oncol 20:4581-90. 2002Analyses were conducted to obtain national estimates of mental health service use, unmet need for such services, and the prevalence of mental health problems among individuals reporting a cancer history.
- Maternal mental health and integrated programs for mothers with substance abuse issuesAlison Niccols
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Canada
Psychol Addict Behav 24:466-74. 2010..those with substance use treatment and pregnancy-, parenting-, or child-related services) on maternal mental health, we compiled a database of studies of integrated programs published between 1990 and 2007 with outcome data on ..
- Evaluating the psychometric properties of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form (MHC-SF)Sanne M A Lamers
Psychology and Communication of Health and Risk, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences Citadel, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
J Clin Psychol 67:99-110. 2011There is a growing consensus that mental health is not merely the absence of mental illness, but it also includes the presence of positive feelings (emotional well-being) and positive functioning in individual life (psychological well-..
- The impact of psychological abuse by an intimate partner on the mental health of pregnant womenA Tiwari
Department of Nursing Studies, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
BJOG 115:377-84. 2008The objective of this first population-based study in Hong Kong was to assess the impact of psychological abuse by an intimate partner on the mental health of pregnant women.
- The impact of mental health and traumatic life experiences on antiretroviral treatment outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDSBrian Wells Pence
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke Global Health Institute, and Center for Health Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
J Antimicrob Chemother 63:636-40. 2009..The efficacy of standard mental health interventions, such as antidepressant treatment and psychotherapy, has been well-defined, and a small but ..
- Toward a global view of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and cocaine use: findings from the WHO World Mental Health SurveysLouisa Degenhardt
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
PLoS Med 5:e141. 2008..This paper describes such data from the first 17 countries participating in the World Health Organization's (WHO's) World Mental Health (WMH) Survey Initiative.
- Internal construct validity of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): a Rasch analysis using data from the Scottish Health Education Population SurveySarah Stewart-Brown
Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:15. 2009..It comprises 14 positively phrased Likert-style items and fulfils classic criteria for scale development. We report here the internal construct validity of WEMWBS from the perspective of the Rasch measurement model...
- Enduring mental health morbidity and social function impairment in world trade center rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers: the psychological dimension of an environmental health disasterJeanne Mager Stellman
Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
Environ Health Perspect 116:1248-53. 2008..This program has established a large cohort of WTC rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers. We previously documented extensive pulmonary dysfunction in this cohort related to toxic environmental exposures...
- Social capital and health in Australia: An overview from the household, income and labour dynamics in Australia surveyHelen Louise Berry
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Canberra
Soc Sci Med 70:588-96. 2010..between structural and cognitive components of social capital with three forms of health - general health, mental health and physical functioning...
- Bullying, depression, and suicidal ideation in Finnish adolescents: school surveyR Kaltiala-Heino
University of Tampere, Tampere School of Public Health, Box 607, 33101 Tampere, Finland
BMJ 319:348-51. 1999..To assess the relation between being bullied or being a bully at school, depression, and severe suicidal ideation...
- The role of mental health, support and coping on the HIV risk protective and promDavid Malebranche; Fiscal Year: 2009HIV is disproportionately impacting Black men in the South, and the role of mental health determinants (e.g., perceived stress, depression, gender role conflict) and culturally-specific coping strategies (e.g...
- Qualitative Study of Mental Health Recovery in Dual Diagnosed HomelessDEBORAH KAY PADGETT; Fiscal Year: 2010The vision of mental health recovery promoted by the President's New Freedom Commission portends a transformation of services for psychiatrically disabled persons, yet empirical research on recovery has not kept pace with its ..
- Best Practices in Mental Health Research Ethics Conference SeriesJames DuBois; Fiscal Year: 2007Participants in mental health research frequently differ from participants in other types of medical research in significant ways including: stigma, institutionalization, cognitive deficits, and poverty...
- Mental Health and Service Utilization Among Reserve and National Guard ForcesSandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2010The purpose of this work is to assess mental health and mental health service utilization over time among a representative sample of Reserves and National Guard within a multivariate causal framework that takes into account life course ..
- Evidence-Based Ethics and Mental Health Research with PrisonersMARK E contact JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2010..and application of ethical principles and regulatory safeguards by researchers and IRBs involved in mental health research with prisoners...
- Evidence-Based Ethics and Mental Health Research with PrisonersMark Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2009..and application of ethical principles and regulatory safeguards by researchers and IRBs involved in mental health research with prisoners...
- Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory GroupRonald C Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2010We seek support to continue mental health needs assessment tracking surveys in the Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group (CAG) beyond the two waves (baseline and one-year follow-up) for which we were originally funded...
- Mental Health and Mexico-U.S. MigrationJOSHUA A BRESLAU; Fiscal Year: 2010..for Psychopathology Using Existing Data Sets) to examine the relationship between migration to the US and mental health in the transnational Mexican- origin population...
- California MHS Act: Impact on Practice & Organizational Culture in Public ClinicsJoel T Braslow; Fiscal Year: 2010This project will analyze the changes in mental health care brought about by the California Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), focusing on the mechanisms by which change is achieved and the impact on client outcomes...
- California MHS Act: Impact on Practice & Organizational Culture in Public ClinicsJoel Braslow; Fiscal Year: 2009This project will analyze the changes in mental health care brought about by the California Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), focusing on the mechanisms by which change is achieved and the impact on client outcomes...
- California MHS Act: Impact on Practice & Organizational Culture in Public ClinicsJoel Braslow; Fiscal Year: 2007This project will analyze the changes in mental health care brought about by the California Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), focusing on the mechanisms by which change is achieved and the impact on client outcomes...
- MENTAL HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR IN ADOLESCENT STD PREVENTIONLydia Shrier; Fiscal Year: 2003..Adolescents are the population at highest risk for STD/HIV. Studies have suggested that mental health problems, including depression, low self-esteem, and low self-efficacy, may play an important role in the ..
- Mental Health Services in NY after WTC DisasterJoseph Boscarino; Fiscal Year: 2004The purpose of this research is to evaluate the impact of emergency and post-disaster mental health services for New York City (NYC) residents following the World Trade Center disaster (WTCD)...
- Promoting Engagement of Low Income ClientsCarol Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007Access to mental health care and treatment engagement are major problems for vulnerable populations living in low-income communities...
- Mental health in Iraqi refugees: Importance of post-displacement social stressorsBengt Birger Arnetz; Fiscal Year: 2010..with severe implications for social and occupational functioning while increasing the burden and costs of mental health and social services...
- Mental Health Effects of the Khmer Rouge Trials in CambodiaJeffrey Sonis; Fiscal Year: 2009..Cambodian survivors and reduce the desire for revenge, they may be able to reduce the burden of trauma-related mental health problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
- Mental Health Effects of the Khmer Rouge Trials in CambodiaJEFFREY H SONIS; Fiscal Year: 2010..Cambodian survivors and reduce the desire for revenge, they may be able to reduce the burden of trauma-related mental health problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
- Gender, Ethnicity, and Mental Health in a Rural StateCathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2004In the extensive literature on the mental health treatment needs of minority populations, scant attention has been given to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons, particularly those living in ethnically-diverse, rural ..
- Weight Development and Mental Health Symptoms in Adolescent GirlsKathleen McTigue; Fiscal Year: 2009The inter-relationship between the development of overweight and mental health problems is not well understood...
- ECONOMICS OF MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARERichard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2004This is an application for a Senior Scientist Awar5d to study the new economic relationships in mental health services created through the advent and growth of managed care, capitation, decentralization, and market competition within the ..
- The role of mental health, support and coping on the HIV risk protective and promDavid J Malebranche; Fiscal Year: 2010HIV is disproportionately impacting Black men in the South, and the role of mental health determinants (e.g., perceived stress, depression, gender role conflict) and culturally-specific coping strategies (e.g...
- Multi-Method Ethnographic Assessment of Behavioral Health Reform in New MexicoCathleen Willging; Fiscal Year: 2007The State of New Mexico will implement a major reform in managed mental health service delivery for low-income populations in July 2005...
- Mental Health Outcomes in Abused Women (Polaris DV-MH)LINDA TOCHE MANLEY; Fiscal Year: 2006..1 of the most destructive social problems for women and families: domestic violence and the co-morbidity of mental health problems...