Elsevier Announces the Launch of a New Journal: Mental Health & Prevention


Munich, December 9, 2013

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, today announced the launch of a new journal Mental Health & Prevention. The international journal willpublish high quality reviews, original research and other papers related to research on prevention to support the psychological development across the complete life span.

"The journal aims to provide a platform facilitating international scientific exchange in the field of mental health and mental health promotion," explained Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Professor Manfred Cierpka of the University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany. "We gain more and more understanding how to prevent illnesses by developing appropriate measures. Mental Health & Prevention will present and discuss these preventive strategies."

Vanessa Quodt, Publisher at Elsevier said, "With Mental Health & Prevention, we are focusing on early interventions and strategies to avoid the development of mental disorders, an approach that is becoming increasingly important in health care, economics and health politics. The journal will provide a dedicated forum for researchers and practitioners to present their work and keep up to date with the latest advances in the field. Articles from related subject fields like social, occupational and somatic medicine, epidemiology and health service research are also welcome."

The journal offers options for open access publishing of research papers.

The first issue of the Mental Health & Prevention is available for all to view on ScienceDirect.

For more information or to submit an article, go to: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/mental-health-and-prevention

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