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Why Does Mental Health Not Get the Attention It Deserves? An Application of the Shiffman and Smith Framework

  • Mark Tomlinson mail,

    markt@sun.ac.za

    Affiliations: Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Crick Lund

    Affiliation: Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Published: February 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001178

About the Authors

Mark Tomlinson
Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Mark Tomlinson, Crick Lund
Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Corresponding Author

Email: markt@sun.ac.za

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MT CL. Performed the experiments: MT CL. Analyzed the data: MT CL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MT CL. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: MT. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MT CL. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MT CL. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: MT CL.