Collective wellbeing in public mental health

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    Understanding wellbeing through subjective scales leads to underestimations of the significance of inequalities due to their simplistic nature. Here, Lee Knifton, Reader and Co-Director of the Centre for Health Policy at the University of Strathclyde, argues for a broader and more progressive notion of ‘collective wellbeing’ drawing upon learning from human rights, citizenship and capabilities approaches.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)24-26
    Number of pages3
    JournalPerspectives in Public Health
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2015


    • mental health
    • public mental health
    • mental wellbeing
    • society perspective


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