Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health (AeJAMH)

Journal article

1 Jan 2009
2

Australian mental health policy emphasises the central importance of social inclusion for promoting mental health and treating illness. Social capital is a commonly used concept for describing and evaluating social inclusion, but its relationship to mental health has not been investigated among groups of differing...

Journal article

1 Jan 2007
5

The value of comprehensive primary health care is often not appreciated in developed countries where technology and economics can limit its potential. Indigenous health workers and women's health workers have long understood that psychiatric diagnosis is not always helpful for some of the people who...

Journal article

1 Jan 2007
2

This paper arises from research undertaken in a Queensland rural community to determine the influence of bush identity on attitudes to mental health. Through questionnaires and interviews with mental health service consumers, it was discovered that they felt discriminated against, alienated, disempowered, unsupported and alone....

Journal article

1 Jan 2006
9

The Australian Integrated Mental Health Initiative in the Northern Territory (AIMHI NT) is one site of a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Strategic Partnership initiative seeking to improve remote indigenous mental health outcomes - in a context of increasing hospital admissions and high...