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  1. Harmful use of alcohol is highly prevalent around the world and results in a large disease burden. Most people who meet the criteria for an alcohol use disorder do not receive treatment. Those in a person’s socia...

    Authors: Ibrahim Ali Ayoub, Carlos Henrique Mesquita Peres, Amanda Vidotto Cerqueira, Thais Alves Assumpção, Alexandre Andrade Loch and Nicola J. Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:168
  2. Alcohol is a leading risk factor for avoidable disease burden. Research suggests that a drinker's social network can play an integral role in addressing hazardous (i.e., high-risk) or problem drinking. Often howe...

    Authors: Anna H Kingston, Anthony F Jorm, Betty A Kitchener, Leanne Hides, Claire M Kelly, Amy J Morgan, Laura M Hart and Dan I Lubman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2009 9:79
  3. Traumatic events increase the risk of mental disorders. In a country with relatively under-developed mental health support systems, services to assist people who have experienced potentially traumatic events may ...

    Authors: Kathlen Nataly Mendes, Carlos Henrique Mesquita Peres, Amanda Vidotto Cerqueira, Thais Alves Assumpção, Alexandre Andrade Loch and Nicola J Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:661
  4. There are a number of actions which may be useful for members of the public when they encounter someone who has experienced a traumatic event, and it is possible that these actions may help prevent the developmen...

    Authors: Claire M Kelly, Anthony F Jorm and Betty A Kitchener
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:49
  5. Suicide is a significant public health concern in China and there is a need for evidence-based suicide prevention programs to assist people in the community who may be in a position to support those in their soci...

    Authors: Shurong Lu, Wenjing Li, Brian Oldenburg, Yan Wang, Anthony F. Jorm, Yanling He and Nicola J. Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:454
  6. Exposure to potentially traumatic events increases the risk of a person developing a mental disorder. Training community members to offer support to a person during and after a traumatic situation may help lower ...

    Authors: Martín Agrest, Thamara Tapia-Muñoz, Esteban Encina-Zúñiga, Isidora Vidal-Zamora, Sara Ardila-Gómez, Rubén Alvarado, Eduardo A Leiderman and Nicola Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:291
  7. Problems with substance use are common in some Aboriginal communities. Although problems with substance use are associated with significant mortality and morbidity, many people who experience them do not seek hel...

    Authors: Laura M Hart, Sarah J Bourchier, Anthony F Jorm, Leonard G Kanowski, Anna H Kingston, Donna Stanley and Dan I Lubman
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2010 10:78
  8. There are a number of actions which are considered to be useful for members of the public when they encounter someone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts or engaging in suicidal behaviour. These guidelines will...

    Authors: Claire M Kelly, Anthony F Jorm, Betty A Kitchener and Robyn L Langlands
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:17
  9. It is estimated that around 4% of the population engages, or has engaged, in deliberate non-suicidal self-injury. In clinical samples, the figures rise as high as 21%. There is also evidence to suggest that these...

    Authors: Claire M Kelly, Anthony F Jorm, Betty A Kitchener and Robyn L Langlands
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:62
  10. Family and friends of a person developing a mental illness or in a mental health crisis can help the person until treatment is received or the crisis resolves. Guidelines for providing this ‘mental health first aid

    Authors: Wenjing Li, Anthony F. Jorm, Yan Wang, Shurong Lu, Yanling He and Nicola Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:443
  11. Alcohol use disorders have become the second leading cause of death for mental and substance use disorders in China. However, with early diagnosis and timely treatment, the burden can be mitigated. Family and fri...

    Authors: Wenjing Li, Anthony F. Jorm, Yan Wang, Shurong Lu, Yanling He and Nicola J. Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:254
  12. Suicide is a major public health concern in Brazil, with nearly 115,000 Brazilians dying by suicide in 2010–2019. As support for individuals at risk of suicide may come from the community, particularly family and...

    Authors: Simone Scotti Requena, Amanda Vidotto Cerqueira, Thais Alves Assumpção, Carlos Henrique Mesquita Peres, Alexandre Andrade Loch and Nicola J. Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:397
  13. People who experience traumatic events have an increased risk of developing a range of mental disorders. Appropriate early support from people in a person’s social network may help to prevent the onset of a menta...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Wenjing Li, Shurong Lu, Anthony F. Jorm, Brian Oldenburg, Yanling He and Nicola Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:600
  14. Ethnic minority groups are under-represented in mental health care services because of barriers such as poor mental health literacy. In 2007, the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) program implemented a cultural adap...

    Authors: Laura M Hart, Anthony F Jorm, Leonard G Kanowski, Claire M Kelly and Robyn L Langlands
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2009 9:47
  15. Approximately 3000 people die by suicide each year in Sri Lanka. As family and friends may play a role in supporting a person at risk of suicide to get appropriate help, there is a need for evidence-based resourc...

    Authors: Amila Chandrasiri, Madhawee Fernando, Madhubhashinee Dayabandara and Nicola J. Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:466
  16. Psychotic symptoms may be less common than anxiety or affective symptoms, but they are still frequent and typically highly debilitating. Community members can have a role in helping to identify, offer initial hel...

    Authors: Martín Agrest, Thamara Tapia-Munoz, Esteban Encina-Zúñiga, Isidora Vidal-Zamora, Norma Geffner, Sara Ardila-Gómez, Rubén Alvarado, Eduardo A. Leiderman and Nicola Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:113
  17. Depression is one of the most common mental health problems worldwide and, while prevalence rates in Latin America are relatively high, most people who meet the criteria for diagnosis do not receive treatment. Fa...

    Authors: Esteban Encina-Zúñiga, Martín Agrest, Thamara Tapia-Munoz, Isidora Vidal-Zamora, Sara Ardila-Gómez, Rubén Alvarado, Eduardo A. Leiderman and Nicola Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:161
  18. To assess expert views, postal surveys were carried out with Australian GPs, psychiatrists and psychologists listed on professional registers and with mental health nurses who were members of a professional colle...

    Authors: Anthony F Jorm, Amy J Morgan and Annemarie Wright
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:42
  19. Most people who meet the criteria for a diagnosis of depression in China do not receive treatment....Family and friends can play a role in recognising the signs of depression and encouraging the person to seek tr...

    Authors: Shurong Lu, Wenjing Li, Brian Oldenburg, Yan Wang, Anthony F. Jorm, Yanling He and Nicola J. Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:336
  20. Among all psychoactive substances, alcohol consumption presents the most significant public health problem and is a leading risk factor for overall disease burden in Latin America. However, most people who meet c...

    Authors: Martín Agrest, Thamara Tapia-Muñoz, Esteban Encina, Judith Wright, Sara Ardila-Gómez, Rubén Alvarado, Eduardo A. Leiderman and Nicola Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2022 22:113
  21. Family and friends can play a key role in supporting a person with depression to seek professional help. However, they may lack the knowledge to do so. English-language guidelines for high-income countries have b...

    Authors: Madhawee Fernando, Amila Chandrasiri, Madhubhashinee Dayabandara and Nicola J. Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:585
  22. The prevalence of mental disorders is so high that members of the public will commonly have contact with someone affected. How they respond to that person (the mental health first aid response) may affect outcome...

    Authors: Anthony F Jorm, Kelly A Blewitt, Kathleen M Griffiths, Betty A Kitchener and Ruth A Parslow
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2005 5:9
  23. Suicide continues to pose a significant global public health challenge and ranks as one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Given the prevalence of suicide risk in the community, there is a significant like...

    Authors: Esteban Encina-Zúñiga, Demián Rodante, Martín Agrest, Thamara Tapia-Munoz, Isidora Vidal-Zamora, Sara Ardila-Gómez, Rubén Alvarado, Eduardo A Leiderman and Nicola Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:928
  24. Up to 12% of Australian adults and almost one in five adolescents are estimated to have engaged in non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) at some time in their life. Friends and family are most likely to notice signs of...

    Authors: Anna M Ross, Claire M Kelly and Anthony F Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2014 14:236

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:580

  25. Depression is a significant contributor to disability in Brazil, with most Brazilians affected by depression receiving no treatment. As the community, including family and friends, plays a crucial role in providi...

    Authors: Simone Scotti Requena, Thais Alves Assumpção, Carlos Henrique Mesquita Peres, Amanda Vidotto Cerqueira, Alexandre Andrade Loch, Wenjing Li and Nicola J. Reavley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:76

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Psychiatry 2023 23:99

  26. A concerning proportion of former Australian Defence Force (ADF) members meet criteria for a mental health condition. Mental health difficulties not only affect the individual veteran. They have been found to neg...

    Authors: Justine Evans, Madeline Romaniuk and Rebecca Theal
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2021 21:128
  27. The re-development of the guidelines has resulted in more comprehensive guidance than the earlier version, with the endorsement of 164 helping actions, compared to 30 previously. These guidelines will form the ba...

    Authors: Anna M Ross, Claire M Kelly and Anthony F Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2014 14:241
  28. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training teaches community members how ... beyond 6 months, effects on mental health first aid behavior, and the impact of support on the recipient of aid. This study aimed to evalu...

    Authors: Amy J. Morgan, Julie-Anne A. Fischer, Laura M. Hart, Claire M. Kelly, Betty A. Kitchener, Nicola J. Reavley, Marie B. H. Yap and Anthony F. Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:487
  29. Given the high prevalence of mental disorders and the comparatively low rate of professional help-seeking, it is useful for members of the public to have some skills in how to assist people developing mental diso...

    Authors: Anthony F Jorm, Betty A Kitchener and Stephen K Mugford
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2005 5:43
  30. A number of Delphi expert consensus studies have been carried out with different countries and cultural groups to develop guidelines on how a member of the public should provide assistance to a person who is suic...

    Authors: Anthony F. Jorm, Anna M. Ross and Erminia Colucci
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:58
  31. Asians and Asian Americans have the lowest rate of mental health service utilization (25%) in the US compared to other racial/ethnic groups (39 − 52%), despite high rates of depression, anxiety, and suicidal idea...

    Authors: Min Kyung Kim, Grace S. Su, Angel N.Y. Chan, Yuxin Fu, Yanqing Huang, Chien-Chi Huang, Ben Hires and MyDzung T. Chu
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2024 24:506
  32. There is well-established evidence that Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training improves knowledge about how ... improves the mental health of the recipient of aid. This randomised controlled trial aimed to asses...

    Authors: Amy J. Morgan, Julie-Anne A. Fischer, Laura M. Hart, Claire M. Kelly, Betty A. Kitchener, Nicola J. Reavley, Marie B. H. Yap, Stefan Cvetkovski and Anthony F. Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2019 19:99
  33. The impact of mental health problems and disorders in Australia is significant. Mental health problems often start early and disproportionately affect young people. Poor adolescent mental health can predict educa...

    Authors: Gemma Crawford, Sharyn K Burns, Hui Jun Chih, Kristen Hunt, PJ Matt Tilley, Jonathan Hallett, Kim Coleman and Sonya Smith
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2015 15:26
  34. Studies show a high and growing prevalence of mental disorders in the population worldwide. 25% of the general population in Europe will during their lifetime experience symptoms related to a mental disorder. The...

    Authors: Kamilla B Jensen, Britt R Morthorst, Per B Vendsborg, Carsten R Hjorthøj and Merete Nordentoft
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2015 15:80
  35. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) disproportionally affects Indigenous Australians. Friends, family and frontline workers (for example, teachers, youth workers) are often best positioned to provide initial assistan...

    Authors: Gregory Armstrong, Natalie Ironfield, Claire M. Kelly, Katrina Dart, Kerry Arabena, Kathy Bond and Anthony F. Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2017 17:300
  36. The aim of the WorkplaceAid study was to compare the effects of eLearning or blended (eLearning plus face-to-face course delivery) Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses on public servants’ knowledge...

    Authors: Nicola J. Reavley, Amy J. Morgan, Julie-Anne Fischer, Betty Kitchener, Nataly Bovopoulos and Anthony F. Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:312
  37. Suicide is a leading cause of death among Indigenous Australians. Friends, family and frontline workers (for example, teachers, youth workers) are often best positioned to provide initial assistance if someone is...

    Authors: Gregory Armstrong, Natalie Ironfield, Claire M. Kelly, Katrina Dart, Kerry Arabena, Kathy Bond, Nicola Reavley and Anthony F. Jorm
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:228
  38. A diverse editorial research team developed an Encounter Decision Aid (EDA) for patients and clinicians to ... participants representing six stakeholder groups: patients with first-episode psychosis, patients wit...

    Authors: Yaara Zisman-Ilani, David Shern, Patricia Deegan, Julie Kreyenbuhl, Lisa Dixon, Robert Drake, William Torrey, Manish Mishra, Ksenia Gorbenko and Glyn Elwyn
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:142
  39. The prevalence of mental health problems have been found to be higher among university students compared to their non-student peers. Nursing students in particular face a range of additional stressors which may i...

    Authors: Sharyn Burns, Gemma Crawford, Jonathan Hallett, Kristen Hunt, Hui Jun Chih and P.J. Matt Tilley
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2017 17:111
  40. Many patients with bipolar II disorder (BPII) prefer to be more informed and involved in their treatment decision-making than they currently are. Limited knowledge and involvement in one’s treatment is also likel...

    Authors: Alana Fisher, Rachael Keast, Daniel Costa, Louise Sharpe, Vijaya Manicavasagar, Josephine Anderson and Ilona Juraskova
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:447
  41. The UK Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for employers to ask health questions before making an offer of employment except in certain circumstances. While the majority of employers would prefer applicants to...

    Authors: Claire Henderson, Elaine Brohan, Sarah Clement, Paul Williams, Francesca Lassman, Oliver Schauman, Joanna Murray, Caroline Murphy, Mike Slade and Graham Thornicroft
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:133
  42. Routinely monitoring of symptoms and medical needs can improve the diagnostics and treatment of medical problems, including psychiatric. However, several studies show that few clinicians use Routine Outcome Monit...

    Authors: Magda Tasma, Lukas O. Roebroek, Edith J. Liemburg, Henderikus Knegtering, Philippe A. Delespaul, Albert Boonstra, Marte Swart and Stynke Castelein
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2018 18:163

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