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Second Edition: Mental Health Roadmap: Where We Stand and Where to Go?

A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Mental Health".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2023) | Viewed by 385

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Institute of Psychology, University of Opole, Opole, Poland
Interests: clinical psychology; general psychology; individual differences; measurement in psychology (development, reliability and validity of questionnaires); personality; psychology of behavioral addiction
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Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmacy College, King Saud University, Riyadh 11362, Saudi Arabia
Interests: general psychology; individual differences; personality; synesthesia; clinical psychology; psychology of addiction; psychology of health; psychology of sport and physical activity
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Faculty of Medicine, University of Technology, 43 Rolna Street, 40-555 Katowice, Poland
Interests: mental health in COVID-19; problematic use of Internet; young adults; singlehood;work psychology
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue is the second edition of the Special Issue"Mental Health Roadmap: Where We Stand and Where to Go?":https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/Mental_Healthy.

At a global level, mental health is one of the most challenging aspects of health areas. When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, it opened our eyes to further challenges and boundaries faced mental health system. There is an urgent need to have a complete screening of the current status and conduct a comprehensive understanding of mechanisms and risk factors associated with mental illness and mental well-being. The aims of this special issue are: Comprehensive analysis of the prevalence and predictors of psychological issues including but not limited to anxiety, depression, insomnia, eating disorders, gaming and smartphone addiction, and work burnout.Discusses the status of preexisting mental condition, stress or coping strategies in healthy individuals, people with various diseases, or health care professionals.Review and highlight an issue facing the mental health system from an institutional perspective, like medical schools, hospitals, and palliative care housing.Policy-making and recommendations to drive sustainable recovery and overall promote global mental health. The central goal of this issue is to generate recent collections that would help update the current status, tackle mental health issues, re-shaping the existing services, and provide effective preventive measures. Participants are encouraged from social sciences (psychology, sociology, pedagogy) and medical sciences. All submissions in line with our central goal are welcome, including original cross-sectional and longitudinal studies, systematic reviews and meta-analysis studies. The output of this topic would profoundly affect the status of a preexisting mental condition in healthy individual, clinical samples, and health care professionals.

Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Rogowska
Dr. Tahani K. Alshammari
Dr. Dominika Ochnik
Guest Editors

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  • mental health
  • policy-making
  • coping strategies
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • gaming
  • smartphone addiction
  • eating disorders

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