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    Mental health, men and culture: how do sociocultural constructions of masculinities relate to men’s mental health help-seeking behaviour in the WHO European Region?

    Men are less likely than women to seek help for mental health issues and are much more likely to commit suicide. This scoping review examined recent evidence published in English and Russian on the role of socially constructed masculinity norms in men’s help-seeking behaviour for mental health issues. ...

    Impacto del cierre de escuelas en el comportamiento epidemiológico de la enfermedad COVID-19 y en la salud física y mental de los niños, niñas y adolescentes. Síntesis rápida

    La evidencia es controvertida sobre el rol que los niños juegan en la transmisión de COVID-19, pero se conoce que ellos, en su mayoría, tienen síntomas más leves que los adultos. Aunque los gobiernos vienen instaurando medidas de cierre de escuelas para disminuir la transmisión de la enfermedad, re...

    Efetividade Clínica das Plantas Medicinais e Fitoterapia para Saúde Mental e Qualidade de Vida

    O mapa apresenta uma visão geral das evidências sobre os efeitos das Plantas Medicinais e Fitoterapia para Saúde Mental e Qualidade de Vida. A partir de uma ampla busca bibliográfica foram incluídos no mapa 37 estudos de revisão sistemática. Todos os estudos foram avaliados, caracterizados e categ...

    Examining the impact of and approaches to addressing the needs of people living with mental health issues

    Mental health presents one of the highest disability burdens on the planet, but it has not historically received a corresponding amount of attention in research and policy arenas. Developing mental health strategies and other policies with an understanding of what the research evidence on the issue says ...

    Identifying and assessing core components of collaborative-care models for treating mental and physical health conditions

    Improvements in science, technology, nutrition and social care have meant that with few exceptions, populations in low-, medium- and high-income countries are living longer, and this trend is expected to continue into the future. This increase in life expectancy has resulted in more people living with ch...

    What is the effectiveness of old-age mental health services?

    The European Region had 15% of its population 65 years old or older and nearly 7% 75 or over in 2000, the world’s highest percentages. By 2030 these figures will increase to 24% and 12% respectively. The effect on health care will be amplified by a disproportionate increase in dementia, and depression,...

    What are the arguments for community-based mental health care?

    Mental disorders are responsible for about 12 - 15 % of the world’s total disability – more than cardiovascular diseases, and twice as much as cancer. Their impact on daily life is even more extensive, accounting for more than 30% of all years lived with disability. Findings: There are no persuasive ...

    Public health aspects of mental health among migrants and refugees: a review of the evidence on mental health care for refugees, asylum seekers and irregular migrants in the WHO European Region

    The increasing number of refugees, asylum seekers and irregular migrants poses a challenge for mental health services in Europe. This review found that these groups are exposed to risk factors for mental disorders before, during and after migration. The prevalence rates of psychotic, mood and substance u...

    Strengthening the health system for mental health in Zambia

    The problem: Although mental illness constitutes a large proportion of the burden of disease in Zambia, it receives inadequate attention. Mental health was not among the twelve priority areas in the National Health development plan and was not provided for in the basic package of services defined by the ...