Promoting mental health

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Abstract

Chapter overview
This chapter covers the following topics:
definitions and the theoretical base of health promotion
• establishing public health policies
understanding mental health promotion
the prevalence of mental illness
the role of mental health promotion in the prevention of mental
disorders
Chapter learning objectives
After reading this chapter, you should be able to:
describe the concepts underpinning health promotion
• describe preventative measures designed to interrupt the disease
process
identify health promotion interventions
• define mental health promotion.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMental health nursing
Subtitle of host publicationdimensions of praxis
EditorsKaren-Leigh Edward, Ian Munro, Alan Robins, Anthony Welch
Place of PublicationMelbourne
PublisherOxford University Press
Chapter3
Pages51-65
Number of pages15
Edition1
ISBN (Print)9780195566963
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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    Petrie, E. (2011). Promoting mental health. In K-L. Edward, I. Munro, A. Robins, & A. Welch (Eds.), Mental health nursing : dimensions of praxis (1 ed., pp. 51-65). Oxford University Press.