Opportunity to publish

The editorial team of the Journal of Public Mental Health would like to invite you to submit your work to a forthcoming special issue on Dementia: a public mental health priority

Dementia is an increasing public health challenge generating significant and increasing personal, social and economic costs.  This has been recognised by the UK government who launched the Dementia Challenge in March 2012 and hosted the G8 Dementia Summit in December 2013. 
This 2014 special issue will shape health and social policies by informing and influencing academics, practitioners and policy makers and contributing to the dementia debate.  The Journal’s audience includes  people working in research, education, health authorities and health boards, primary care, public health and promotion, local government, policy analysis, the voluntary and community sector and in all areas of mental health, including within the user/survivor movement.

We are seeking original research papers, systematic reviews and comparative policy analyses at UK and international levels which:
  • Identify or address gaps in the evidence base
  • Look at primary, secondary or tertiary prevention in different settings
  • Address inequalities and social justice concerns

Submission instructions
  • Manuscripts should be between 4,000 and 6,000 words and formatted according to the journal author guidelines.
  • Submissions must be received by 1st May 2014via the online submission system Scholar One Manuscripts:http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jpmh
  • Authors should indicate that the manuscript is for this special issue by selecting this from the dropdown list on Scholar One Manuscripts.

Open access publication

In support of the international agreement at the G8 Dementia Summit which encourages open access to all publicy-funded dementia research, the Journal of Public Mental Health offers the option to publish any article in open access.  Please see http://www.emeraldinsight.com/openaccess for more information. 

For further information

Please see the journal homepage: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/jpmh.htm Informal queries or abstracts can be addressed to the Editor Professor Woody Caan (wcaan@rsph.org.uk) or Associate Editor Lee Knifton (leeknifton@gmail.com).

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