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About Mental Health – Recommended Reading

W Useful Websites

Mental Health

BeyondBlue – Australian independent NGO with site offering information and resources for young people
Black Dog Institute – mental health NGO focusing on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood
Psychology Today – USA site with information on a wide range of mental health topics; includes blog and articles

Regis Online DNP Resources– Resources document for Health and Mental health practitioners.


IRCT – the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims, health-based umbrella organization supporting the rehabilitation of torture victims and the prevention of torture worldwide

Gender-Based Violence – TPO’s own information platform on gender-based violence under the Khmer Rouge

B Blogs


World Without Torture – blog of the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims

A Articles


TORTURE Journal – Journal on Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and Prevention of Torture (International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims)

Promoting Mental Health

Build Your Own Meditation Room – This article focus on what is meditation, why do meditation and where we can do meditation and how to practice meditation.

How integrative care is advancing in healthcare – The Role of Integrative Care in Advancing the Science of Patient-Centered Care

Healthcare’s Unsung Heroes: The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse  –  Guide for psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner cares for mental health needs across the lifespan by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions to ensures that patients receive the quality and cost-efficient services they need.

A Checklist for Parents with Children with Mental Health Problems – This leaflet is aimed at parents or carers of a child with mental health problems and suggests questions they might ask at appointments to get information about their child’s condition.

For Teachers: Children’s Mental Health Disorder Fact Sheet for the Classroom–Children’s Mental Health Disorder Fact Sheet for the Classroom

Promoting Mental Health at Home: How to Design the Perfect Meditation Room–Guide to designing the perfect meditation room in your own home, and reap the most benefits from your meditation time.

Healthy Eating and Depression: How Diet May Help Protect Your Mental Health–How diet may help protect your mental health

5 Ways to Use Feng Shui in Your Home Design– It’s the practice of harmonizing your home or office energy by carefully considering how you arrange and maintain your space.

Drug Abuse and Addiction: Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Drug Addiction

Anger Management and Addiction: How to Take Charge of Anger Issues in Sobriety

Elderly Mental Health: How to Help Your Senior

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One In this guide, we discuss the grieving process and offer tips that may help you cope with your loss.

How-to-look-after-your-mental-health– This booklet suggests 10 practical ways to look after your mental health.

R Reports

Mental Health Care in Cambodia

mental-health-action-plan-2013-2020– Mental health action plan 2013-2020 by WHO.

Leitner Cambodia Report 2012 – Special Report on Mental Health and Human Rights in Cambodia by the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School, New York City, USA.  A look at mental health in Cambodia as a critical public health and human rights issue.

Cambodia’s Hidden Scars – Trauma Psychology in the Wake of the Khmer Rouge. An edited volume on Cambodia’s Mental Health published by the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam), 2011.

Cambodian Mental Health Survey 2012 (RUPP) – the first large-­scale investigation of mental health in Cambodia by the Department of Psychology of the Royal University of Phnom Penh.

264-final-evaluation-report– Promoting Gender Equality and Improving Access to Justice for Female Survivors
and Victims of Gender‐Based Violence under the Khmer Rouge Regime by TPO.

2013HDRAnalysisonCambodia– Human Development Report The Rise of the South Analysis on Cambodia by UNDP.

exe_summary_english– Preventing suicide A global imperative by WHO.

hdr2013_en_complete– Human Development Report 2013 by UNDP.

suicide-report2014-who-eng-Suicider-report 2014 by WHO.

The Court Report April 2014 EN Final Draft– Court Report 2014 by the ECCC.

Transcultural Psychiatry-2015-Agger-1363461514568336_2-Calming the mind: Healing after mass
atrocity in Cambodia by Inger Agger Dignity – Danish Institute Against Torture


UNVFVT QUARTERLY Special Edition on 26 June (PDF)- 2018-  is a new initiative of the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture to share information with the anti-torture community, the Fund’s friends & partners, and anyone who is eager to achieve a torture-free world.

Torture and Ill-Treatment: Testimony from Inside Cambodia’s Police Stations and Prisons by LICADHO (June 26, 2014)

In+pursuit+of+justice+-+FINAL+web– The importance of psychosocial support for torture victims participating in legal proceedings by IRCT.

LICADHO torture report – statement– LICADHO Report: Testimony of torture and ill-treatment.

LICADHO torture report 23 June 2014– TORTURE & ILL-TREATMENT: Testimony From Inside Cambodia’s
Police Stations and Prisons.

Report_Victim-Former Khmer Rouge-Dialogue_TPO_ICFC– Victim-former Khmer Rouge Dialogue project  by IRCT.

Ntakwasa-S1-2014 -Being patient provides peace.

Sex-Abuse-Childhood-Exec-Summary -A study about knowledge, attitudes and practices relating to child sexual abuse,
including in travel and tourism, in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam.



B Books

International and Cultural Psychology-MENTAL HEALTH IN ASIA PACIFIC – 2017 bookbok_978-1-4899-7999-5

Best Practice In Superv Borders, 2014 (1)

Bion Group Dynamics A Review

mental-health-action-plan-2013-2020 CSS Reference Guide

Gonsalvez 2010 – problems in supervision training in australia

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy in South Africa (Chapters 4 and 5) (1)

Reflect Prac – videos 2015

supervision of supervision

The Couch And The Tree (1)

trauma informed supervision 2014

Winnicott Hate in the Counter-Transference

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