mental health awareness

The definition of mental health has been widened so much that it’s now almost meaningless

This article by Martha Gill has been published in The Guardian. It begins: “The psychiatrist Simon Wessely once said his spirits sank every time there was a  mental health awareness week . ‘We don’t need people to be more aware. We can’t deal with the…
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Are mental health awareness efforts contributing to the rise in reported mental health problems? A call to test the prevalence inflation hypothesis

This paper by Lucy Foulkes and Jack L. Andrews has been published by New Ideas in Psychology. The abstract says: “In the past decade, there have been extensive efforts in the Western world to raise public awareness about mental health problems,…
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