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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

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  5. 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

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  6. 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

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  7. 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

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  8. 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

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  9. 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

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  10. 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

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  11. 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

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  12. 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

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  13. 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

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  14. 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

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  15. 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

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  16. 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

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

  17. 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

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  18. 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

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  19. 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

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  20. 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

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  21. 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

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  22. 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

    Content type: Study protocol

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  23. 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

    Content type: Study protocol

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  24. 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

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  25. 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

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  26. 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

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  27. 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

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  28. 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

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  29. 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

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  30. 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

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  31. 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

    Content type: Study protocol

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  32. 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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  33. The diagnosis and monitoring of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) typically relies on subjective reports and observations. Objective continuous performance tests (CPTs) have been incorporated int...

    Authors: Charlotte L. Hall, Althea Z. Valentine, Gemma M. Walker, Harriet M. Ball, Heather Cogger, David Daley, Madeleine J. Groom, Kapil Sayal and Chris Hollis

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2017 17:66

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  34. Problem use of illicit drugs (i.e. drug abuse or dependence) is associated with considerable health and social harms, highlighting the need for early intervention and engagement with health services. Family membe...

    Authors: Anna H Kingston, Amy J Morgan, Anthony F Jorm, Kate Hall, Laura M Hart, Claire M Kelly and Dan I Lubman

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:3

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Shared decision making is a widely accepted standard of patient-centred care that leads to improved clinical outcomes, yet it is commonly underutilised in the field of mental health. Furthermore, little is kno...

    Authors: S. J. Kaar, C. Gobjila, E. Butler, C. Henderson and O. D. Howes

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2019 19:309

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  36. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a commonly occurring mental illness. There are multiple treatments for PTSD that have similar effectiveness, but these treatments differ substantially in other ways. It ...

    Authors: Bradley V. Watts, Maha H. Zayed, Hilary Llewellyn-Thomas and Paula P. Schnurr

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2016 16:21

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  37. During 2012, a survey was conducted with a stratified cluster sample of 4938 Portuguese young people between 14 and 24 years of age. Following the presentation of a vignette describing depression, a series of que...

    Authors: Luís M Loureiro, Anthony F Jorm, Aida C Mendes, José C Santos, Ricardo O Ferreira and Ana T Pedreiro

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:129

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The aim of this study is evaluating the (cost-) effectiveness of a multidisciplinary, evidence based care program to improve the management of depression in nursing home residents of somatic and dementia speci...

    Authors: Debby L Gerritsen, Martin Smalbrugge, Steven Teerenstra, Ruslan Leontjevas, Eddy M Adang, Myrra JFJ Vernooij-Dassen, Els Derksen and Raymond TCM Koopmans

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:91

    Content type: Study protocol

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  39. Major depression is believed to affect treatment adherence and overall quality of life (QoL) of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Comorbid major depression contributes to a two-fold higher risk of mortality...

    Authors: Biksegn Asrat, Crick Lund, Fentie Ambaw, Emily Claire Garman and Marguerite Schneider

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:462

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  40. Quality of Intentions and Quality of Actions correlated 0.28. Quality of Intentions was associated with more overt suicidality in the vignette, age 31–59 years, female gender, university education, speaking Engli...

    Authors: Anthony F. Jorm, Angela Nicholas, Jane Pirkis, Alyssia Rossetto, Julie-Anne Fischer and Nicola J. Reavley

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2019 19:68

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  41. The undergraduates were presented with a vignette of a hypothetical depressed undergraduate. A total of 4442 undergraduates responded to an open-ended question about how the person in the vignette should be helpe...

    Authors: Santushi D. Amarasuriya, Nicola J. Reavley, Alyssia Rossetto and Anthony F. Jorm

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2017 17:40

    Content type: Research article

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  42. In the Netherlands, suicide rates showed a sharp incline and this pertains particularly to the province of Noord-Brabant, one of the southern provinces in the Netherlands. This calls for a regional suicide pre...

    Authors: Emma Hofstra, Iman Elfeddali, Margot Metz, Marjan Bakker, Jacobus J. de Jong, Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen and Christina M. van der Feltz-Cornelis

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2019 19:364

    Content type: Study protocol

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