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Special Issue "Advances in Child and Adolescent Mental Health"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Global Health".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 July 2023 | Viewed by 15081
Special Issue Editors
Interests: mental health; addictions; fetal alcohol spectrum disorder; interpersonal violence; systemic bias
Interests: resilience; mental health and addiction; trauma and child protection
Interests: autism spectrum disorders; child and youth mental health;child development; risk and protective factors; developmental psychopathology; intellectual disabilities; psychological assessment and diagnosis; eating disorders; neurodevelopmental disorders; child health
Interests: child welfare practices; policies; families; immigration
Special Issue Information
A Special Issue of the journal is being developed to focus on emerging trends and advances in child, adolescent, and emerging adult mental health. We welcome paper submissions with a focus on new, developing, and emerging trends in the field across a range of foci that include risk and protective factors, assessment, prevention, treatment, and public health and social policy. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:
- Advances in the use of technology to reach, support, and treat mental health in children and youth;
- Lessons learned from COVID-19 that can be carried forward for more effective interventions;
- Understanding the post COVID-19 legacies;
- Cross-cultural approaches to mental health;
- Neurobiological perspectives on social, moral, and brain development into early adulthood;
- Youth, pregnancy, and risks arising from alcohol, cannabis, and the opioid epidemic;
- The impact of social media on image, the portrayal of violence and sexual expectations;
- The exploitation of children and youth via social media;
- Social media exposure to complex topics such as race, violence, and social movements;
- The agency of parents to lead when children are engaged in communities that parents are unaware of such as through social media;
- Elevation in suicide, self-harm, and bullying since COVID-19;
- Structural racism, poverty, and oppression impacting child and youth development;
- Rethinking child protection;
- Emerging practices.
Please, visit the journal’s website for Authors guidelines including abstracts, keywords, reference format, and author biography.
Dr. Peter Choate
Dr. Christina Tortorelli
Dr. Carly McMorris
Dr. Daniel Kikulwe
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2500 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.