Public mental health : global perspectives

Knifton, Lee and Quinn, Neil (2013) Public mental health : global perspectives. McGraw-Hill/Open University Press, UK. ISBN 0335244890

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Mental health is a key public health priority, and this stimulating and comprehensive book offers an overview of the key issues in public mental health. Written by a team of leading international experts, the book summarizes the evidence base needed by both practitioners and students alike. Each chapter includes: •Mini toolkits that include tips for effective practice, reflection points and questions to consider •Case studies exploring real world examples of public mental health in action •Discussion and opinion encouraging readers to question and debate the issues at the core of public mental health policy The book also includes a chapter written by Kate E. Pickett and Richard G. Wilkinson, authors of the best selling book The Spirit Level. This book is an invaluable tool to give readers the confidence to develop effective mental health tools and programs that will improve public mental health.