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  • Addressing the determinants of positive mental health: concepts, evidence and practice 

    Barry, Margaret M. (2009)
    Positive mental health is recognised as a key resource for population well-being and the social and economic prosperity of society. This paper provides an overview of current concepts of positive mental health and its ...
  • Addressing the determinants of positive mental health: concepts, evidence and practice 

    Barry, Margaret M. (Clifford Beers Foundation, 2009-08)
    Positive mental health is recognised as a key resource for population well-being and the social and economic prosperity of society. This paper provides an overview of current concepts of positive mental health and its ...
  • Building capacity for effective implementation of mental health promotion 

    Barry, Margaret M. (eContent Management Pty Ltd, 2007-05)
    In Ireland, a country of just over 4 million people, there is now a strong infrastructure for health promotion with over 300 dedicated health promotion specialists working at the national and regional levels implementing ...
  • A community needs assessment for rural mental health promotion. 

    Barry, Margaret M.; Doherty, Ann; Hope, Ann; Sixsmith, Jane; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Oxford Journals, 2000-06)
    This paper describes the needs assessment phase of a mental health promotion programme for rural communities in Ireland. As part of a larger study encompassing four rural communities, a cross-sectional study of the mental ...
  • A cross-border approach to mental health promotion. 

    Barry, Margaret M.; Friel, Sharon (Office of Health Gain, 2001)
    This paper reports on preliminary findings from a project commissioned by the Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh. The project is concerned with cross border co-operation in the development of mental health promotion ...
  • Generic principles of effective mental health promotion 

    Barry, Margaret M. (Clifford Beers Foundation, 2007-05)
    A knowledge base is emerging on the effectiveness of mental health promotion which may be used to guide effective policy and practice. This paper considers the generic principles underpinning the practice of effective ...
  • Implementation of a school-based mental health promotion programme in Ireland 

    Byrne, Mary; Barry, Margaret M.; Sheridan, Anne (Ingenta, 2004-05)
    This paper reflects on the challenges associated with developing, implementing and evaluating a universal curriculum-based module promoting positive mental health for 15-18 year olds in Irish schools. The module consists ...
  • The implementation of mental health promotion programmes 

    Barry, Margaret M. (Emerald, 2005)
    The evaluation of programme implementation has a critical role to play in advancing knowledge and practice in mental health promotion. While much progress has made in recent years in establishing a sound evidence base for ...
  • Implementation of the JOBS programme in Ireland. 

    Barry, Margaret M.; Reynolds, Colette; Sheridan, Anne (National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008-10)
    This paper reports on the implementation and evaluation of the JOBS programme in Ireland. The JOBS programme is designed as a training intervention to promote re-employment and improve mental health among unemployed people. ...
  • The influence of social, demographic and physical factors on positive mental health in children , adults and older people. 

    Barry, Margaret M. (Government Office of Science and Innovation (UK), 2008)
    Mental health is fundamental to good health and quality of life and also infl uences social and economic outcomes across the lifespan. In the UK, Europe and globally, there has been an increasing recognition of the importance ...
  • Mental health promotion works: A review. 

    Barry, Margaret M. (SAGE Journals Online, 2005-06)
    Positive mental health is a value in its own right; it contributes to the individual¿s well-being and quality of life; and also contributes to society and the economy by increasing social functioning and social capital. ...
  • Researching the implementation of community mental health programmes. 

    Barry, Margaret M. (National Institute of Health Sciences, 2008)
    Understanding the process of programme implementation plays a critical role in advancing research, practice and policy in mental health promotion. This paper focuses on theimplementation of community mental health promotion ...
  • A systematic review of the effectiveness of mental health promotion interventions for young people in low and middle income countries. 

    Barry, Margaret M.; Clarke, Aleisha M.; Patel, Vikram; Jenkins, Rachel (BioMed Central, 2013)
    BackgroundThis systematic review provides a narrative synthesis of the evidence on the effectiveness of mental health promotion interventions for young people in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Commissioned by the ...