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Journal of Public Mental Health

Journal of Public Mental Health

The art, science and politics of creating a mentally healthy society

ISSN: 1746-5729

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Journal of Public Mental Health (JPMH) focuses on the research, policy and practice that put mental well-being at the heart of the public health agenda. JPMH provides a double blind peer-reviewed forum for dissemination and debate on all aspects of public mental health.

This international interdisciplinary journal welcomes contributions from all sectors involved in public mental health and covers:

  • Policy analysis from a public mental health perspective
  • Economics
  • Biomedicine/bioscience
  • Regeneration/the built environment
  • Developing local strategies
  • Identifying indicators and measuring success, evaluation of  effectiveness
  • Culture, the arts, leisure, sports
  • Different cultural/ethnic perspectives

JPMH is a valuable resource for people working in research, education, health authorities and boards, primary care, public health and health promotion, local government, policy analysis, town planning, the voluntary and community sector and all areas of mental health, including the user/survivor movement.


"We found your publication [Journal of Public Mental Health] to be of high quality according to our standards. Your articles are very well-cited in the literature. You also have an outstanding editorial board. ..Overall, you are to be congratulated on a first-rate journal.”

- Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB)

This journal is abstracted and indexed in:

  • American Sociological Association Publishing Options Database, ASSIA, British Nursing Index, CINAHL, Emerging Souces Citation Index (ESCI), Illustrata, PsycINFO, ReadCube Discover, Scopus, Social Care Online, ZETOC

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Journal of Public Mental Health is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Health & Social Care eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Health & Social Care eJournals Collection page.

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