Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine: Migration and Health
Submission deadline: Augst 1, 2013
Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine: Migration and Health
Submission deadline: Augst 1, 2013
Call for Papers for a Special Issue of AIDS: Children Born Into Families Affected by HIV
The Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS is sponsoring a special issue of AIDS, the official journal of the International AIDS Society, on the theme of Children Born into Families Affected by HIV for release at the 20th International AIDS Conference from 20-25 July 2014 in Melbourne.
The Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS (www.ccaba.org) brings together funders and technical experts to advocate for the best policy, research and programs for children because children are a vulnerable population and they need to be made a higher priority in the international response to HIV and AIDS. The Coalition hosts an International AIDS Society (IAS) affiliated symposium on children two days prior to the biennial international conference of the society. In collaboration with the IAS, the Coalition also sponsors a Prize for Excellence in Research Related to the Needs of Children Affected by AIDS which is awarded at the conference. Since 2010, the Coalition has produced a special issue of a journal on issues affecting children and families which is launched at a high-profile event at the IAS Conference (see http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/issues/188025/ and http://www.jiasociety.org/index.php/jias/issue/view/1459).
AIDS, the official journal of the International AIDS Society, has the highest impact of all AIDS-related journals and is read by all the top researchers in the field. The journal is committed to publishing groundbreaking research in the field of HIV and AIDS.
Drs Linda Richter (Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa) and Lynne Mofenson (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA) will be co-editing a Special Issue of AIDS for release at the 20th International AIDS Conference in July 2014 in Melbourne.
Included in this theme are topics such as:
Fertility decisions by HIV-affected couples (including family planning and safe conception)
Effects of HIV and antiretroviral drug exposure on foetal development, birth outcomes (including stillbirth, prematurity, low
birth weight), and early growth and development
Testing of young children and treatment in the context of the family
Disclosure of HIV status (of parents or themselves) to young children
Parental HIV illness and its impact on young children’s development
Mental health of young children in families affected by HIV
Interventions and models of care to support young children and families affected by HIV
Papers from all regions of the world are encouraged, as are multi-disciplinary perspectives and papers dealing with neglected populations.
Papers must conform to all submission requirements of AIDS, which are to be found on the website at http://journals.lww.com/aidsonline/Pages/informationforauthors.aspx
Papers will be subjected to the standard review procedures of the journal.
The final date for submission is the 20th December 2013.
Enquiries about the Special Issue: Children Born into Families Affected by HIV can be directed to Linda Richter or
Lynne Mofenson firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Call for Manuscripts for a Special Issue of the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice: Sexual Health Among Heterosexual Communities of Color Across the Life Span
Deadline for Submission of Manuscripts: June 30, 2013 at midnight PT
The Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice will be publishing a special issue on sexual health among heterosexual communities of color across the life span in early Spring 2014. Melva Thompson-Robinson, DrPH and Marya Shegog, PhD will serve as editors of this special issue.
This issue will explore the spectrum of sexual health among heterosexual communities of color across the life span, potential areas include:
· impact of intimate partner violence on sexual health at various stages of the life span
· impact of chronic disease on sexual health
· role of mental health and sexual risk taking
· role of social determinants in HIV/AIDS and/or STIs
The Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice is an online journal that explores the problems and challenges of health disparities among the diverse populations within the United State and the world. The journal invites submission of original papers from researchers, public health practitioners, and students researching and working on health disparities solutions.
Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, please contact the editors.
For information about the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, see: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/jhdrp/
For information for authors, see: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/jhdrp/policies.html
To submit a manuscript, please follow the instructions for the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. Be sure to indicate in your file name “special issue”. (For example, titlename.specialissue.doc.) Also be sure to send the manuscript to both editors below.
For questions about the special issue and/or to be a reviewer, please contact either:
Melva Thompson-Robinson, DrPH Marya Shegog, PhD
Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal: Parents with Psychiatric Disabilities
Submission Deadline: July 15, 2013
The Editors of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal are soliciting papers for a special issue that will be devoted to the topic of families in which parents are living with psychiatric disabilities. High quality research is sought on the development, pilot or feasibility testing, adaptation, implementation, evaluation, or dissemination of programs designed to support individuals who are parents living with a serious psychiatric disability, their children and family members. Papers addressing the experiences and needs of parents and their children as they emerge and are met in other intervention models are welcomed. These might include interventions for adults with psychiatric disabilities (e.g., supported employment, supported housing, ACT), interventions for children and youth (e.g., MST, wraparound), or whole family approaches. Manuscripts addressing other aspects of family-informed work with parents with psychiatric disabilities are also welcomed, such as studies using qualitative research methods, first-person accounts, economic analyses, policy-based papers, and research evaluating the associations between parenting and other domains of daily life and community integration (e.g., wellness, employment). Papers targeting systems and policy-level innovations, as well as organizational-level interventions are welcome.
Guest Editors Joanne Nicholson, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, and Barbara J. Friesen, PhD, Research Professor, Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work at Portland State University, will oversee the special issue.
All papers will be peer reviewed, and should be submitted through the Manuscript Submission Portal, under the instruction to Authors at http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/prj. Submissions should follow the standard guidelines for Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal (see the Instructions to Authors tab on the journal's homepage). Please inform the PRJ Managing Editor in an email that the manuscript is to be considered for publication for the special issue on Parents with Psychiatric Disabilities and their Families.
The deadline for submission of papers is July 15, 2013, with the plan to publish the special issue in 2014.
Call for Papers: The Lancet Global Health
Launching in June, 2013, The Lancet Global Health will publish high-quality original research, commentary, correspondence, and blogs on the following subjects as they pertain to low- and middle-income countries: reproductive, maternal, neonatal, and child health; adolescent health; infectious diseases, including neglected tropical diseases; non-communicable diseases; mental health; the global health workforce; health systems; health policy; and public health. All original research will be subjected to The Lancet's usual rigorous standards of external clinical and statistical peer review, and will be edited by experienced copy editors to the highest standards.
Call for Papers for a Special Issue of World Leisure Journal: Leisure, Health, and Well-Being
Guest Editor: Professor Karla A. Henderson (North Carolina State University)
Article Due Date: 1 November 2013*
Publication Date (Approximate): Volume 56, Issue 2, 2014
This special issue of the World Leisure Journal will focus on exploring and encouraging further research and opportunities to promote health through leisure. The World Health Organization (WHO) defined health in a broad sense in 1946 as a state of physical, mental, and social well-being, and not just the absence of disease or illness. Leisure as it is embodied through contexts and settings such as the arts, sports, recreation, parks, tourism, and events offers numerous options for people to engage in healthy behaviors. This special issue will cover a range of topics and perspectives with contributions from international authors. Empirical research (both qualitative and quantitative), systematic reviews, and examples of evidence-based practice pertaining to leisure and health are invited. All submissions will be peer-reviewed.
Examples of topics for this special issue include, but are not limited to, the following:
· Conceptual and theoretical issues related to physical, mental, social, and spiritual health.
· Health-based leisure programs that have been implemented successfully and evaluated using evidence-based research.
· Local, regional, and global trends and developments and their impact on human health.
· Contributions that leisure makes to environmental and economic health as well as personal health.
· The importance of collaborations and partnerships to promote healthy leisure.
· Validated instruments that have been developed and used to measure various dimensions of physical and mental health.
· How leisure contributes to community and national health care systems/agendas.
*Potential authors are strongly encouraged to contact the guest editor (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss potential submissions to assure topics fit the special issue.
Manuscript Submission Procedure
Submit to: Guest Editor Professor Karla Henderson [email@example.com]
The complete style and reference guide can be found at: http://www.informaworld.com/rwleor in the back cover of recent issues of the Journal. In brief:
(1) All manuscripts must be in English and must not exceed 5000 words all inclusive. Manuscripts that exceed this limit will not be reviewed until they conform.
(2) Manuscripts must be double spaced in 12 pt New Times Roman.
(3) Manuscripts must adhere to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA, 6th edition).
(4) Manuscripts should be sent as e-mail attachments in doc or rtf formats.
Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Maternal and Child Health Journal: Leadership Development for Maternal and Child Health Workforce
The Maternal and Child Health Journal is soliciting manuscript submissions to be considered for an upcoming themed issue on the life cycle of leadership development in MCH practice, policy, and research across the workforce, from pre-professional through professional training. The Journal is particularly interested in submissions that further understanding of implementing the MCH Leadership Competencies.
The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2013.
Call for Papers: Journal of School Nursing
Get published! Submit your research to The Journal of School Nursing.
Benefits of Publishing in this Journal
When you publish in the Journal of School Nursing, you will benefit from:
•Rigorous peer review of your research
•Guaranteed targeted, multidisciplinary audience
•High visibility for maximum global exposure
The Journal of School Nursing (JOSN) is a bi-monthly peer-reviewed forum for improving the health of school children and the school community. The JOSN includes original research, research reviews, evidenced-based innovations in clinical practice or policy, and more. In addition to nursing, experts from medicine, public health, epidemiology, health services research, policy analysis, and education administration, also contribute. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Submit Manuscripts in these Areas
Submit your research, research reviews, and evidenced-based innovations in clinical practice or policy, including, but not limited to:
•Acute and chronic health problems
•Disease prevention and health promotion
•Risk identification and reduction
•Mental health issues
Call for Papers – Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine: An Open Access Journal
Submissions are invited to Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine: An Open Access Journal. This new Open Access journal will publish peer reviewed theoretical and empirical contributions on all aspects of research and scholarly practice into psychosocial, behavioral and biomedical influences on health, including assessment and diagnosis, treatment processes and recovery, health cognitions and behaviors at population and individual levels, psychosocial and behavioral prevention interventions, and psychosocial aspects of behavior, health, illness, and medicine.
Call for Papers on the Topic of Mental Health in Students for Academic Psychiatry
Academic Psychiatry invites manuscripts focusing on the topic of mental health in students. We welcome papers that focus on the mental health and well-being of college students, medical students, residents, and fellows across specialties of medicine, postdoctoral graduate students, and students in the health professions, including psychology, nursing, dentistry, and other fields. Original research and evidence-based review papers are also welcome on special topics such as sleep and sleep-related issues, self-care, the use of substances by students, the use of stimulants, including those for performance enhancement, by students, aggressive or disruptive behavior of students, and suicide. Papers should be submitted to by October 1, 2013, to Manuscript Central (http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/appi-ap). Please indicate in the cover letter that the submission is for this special topic. All manuscripts will undergo peer review, and publication is not guaranteed. Queries regarding possible submissions are welcome. If you wish to discuss manuscript ideas, please contact the editor-in-chief via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.