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Mental Health: key references and evidence


American Psychiatric Association, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV), APA: Washington, 2013.

Boyle P, Exeter D, Zhiqianq F and Flowerdew R, Suicide gap among young adults in Scotland: population studyBritish Medical Journal 2005: 175-76.

Donaghy M,The Burden of Mental Health Problems, Scottish Needs Assessment Programme, Scottish Forum for Public Health Medicine, Glasgow 1997.

The European Commission, The State of Mental Health in the European Union, European Communities 2004.

Friedli L, Mental health, resilience and inequalities  (459Kb), World Health Organisation Europe: Denmark, 2009.

Kershaw, A, Singleton, N, Meltzer, H  Survey of the Health and Well-Being of Homeless People in Glasgow (22.8Kb), London: National Statistics Office 2000.

Lehtinen V, Sohlman B and Kovess-Masfety V, Level of positive mental health in the European Union: results from the Eurobarometer 2002 survey, Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:9.

Murray CLJ and Lopez AD, The Global Burden of Disease: A Comprehensive Assessment of Mortality and Disability from Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors in 1990 and Projected to 2020 (executive summary section 6) Cambridge, Mass,Harvard School of Public Health, 1996.

Parkinson J, Minton J, Lewsey J, Bouttell J, McCartney G. Recent cohort effects in suicide in Scotland: a legacy of the 1980s? J Epidemiology and Community Health 2016

Philp A, Watson Muir R, ISD - Mental Health in Scotland: Information Sources and Selected Insights, 2002 (1.35Mb), Edinburgh, ISD, NHS Services Scotland, 2002.

Scottish Executive. Mental Health Improvement 'Concepts and Definitions: Briefing Paper for the National Advisory Group, National Programme for Improving Mental Health and Well Being. Edinburgh: Scottish Executive, 2004.

Scottish Government.  Mental Health Strategy for Scotland: 2012-2015, Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2012

Scottish Government. Towards a Mentally Flourishing Scotland: Policy and Action Plan 2009-2011, Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2009.

Shipton D and Whyte B. Mental Health in Focus: a profile of mental health and wellbeing in Greater Glasgow & Clyde. Glasgow. Glasgow Centre for Population Health, 2011.

Singleton N, Bumpstead, O'Brien M, Lee A and Meltzer H. Psychiatric morbidity among adults living in private households 2000. London: The Stationery Office 2001.

World Health Organization, The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth revision Volume 1, WHO: Geneva 1993.

World Health Organization, European Ministerial Conference on Mental Health, European Declaration on Mental Health: Facing the Challenges, Building Solutions. Finland: World Health Organization; 2005 .

Effectiveness evidence

ScotPHO's purpose is to describe the pattern of health across the Scottish population. As a supplementary service to users, we include the following links to external sources of quality-assured evidence on effectiveness of interventions which may include relevant material for this topic. These links are provided as an aid to users. They are by no means exhaustive nor should they be necessarily viewed as authoritative.

NHS Health Scotland: Scottish briefings on NICE public health guidance

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Cochrane Library: Browse by topic

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidance: Find guidance

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

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