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Mental health

Section edited by Noriko Cable.

This section aims to publish the latest research in the field of mental health, through a public health lens. Broadly speaking, we will publish research that enables us to protect and promote good mental health and wellbeing, whilst aiming to prevent mental illness.

We welcome research that will transform our collective understanding of mental health, from the individual to the community level, and across all sectors. This includes studies that employ an epidemiological approach to examine stress, anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide.

To inform policy and initiatives, we also strongly encourage submissions that address growing areas of concern, from technology and social media and its impacts on bullying and self-image, to issues of loneliness and isolation.

  1. Content type: Research article

    Social inclusion is a human right for all people, including people with mental illness. It is also an important part of recovery from mental illness. In Timor-Leste, no research has investigated the social exp...

    Authors: Teresa Hall, Ritsuko Kakuma, Lisa Palmer, Harry Minas, João Martins and Michelle Kermode

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19:702

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  2. Content type: Study protocol

    Several observational studies have shown that exercise reduces the risk of cognitive decline; however, evidences from long-term, well-conducted, randomized controlled trials are scanty. The principal aim of th...

    Authors: Enzo Iuliano, Alessandra di Cagno, Adriana Cristofano, Antonella Angiolillo, Rita D’Aversa, Santina Ciccotelli, Graziamaria Corbi, Giovanni Fiorilli, Giuseppe Calcagno and Alfonso Di Costanzo

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2019 19:659

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