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Prevention Science

Prevention Science

Editor-in-Chief: Catherine P. Bradshaw

ISSN: 1389-4986 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-6695 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11121

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Prevention Science is the official publication of the Society for Prevention Research. The Journal serves as an interdisciplinary forum designed to disseminate new developments in the theory, research and practice of prevention. Prevention sciences encompassing etiology, epidemiology and intervention are represented through peer-reviewed original research articles on a variety of health and social problems, including but not limited to substance abuse, mental health, HIV/AIDS, violence, accidents, teenage pregnancy, suicide, delinquency, STD's, obesity, diet/nutrition, exercise, and chronic illness. The journal also publishes literature reviews, theoretical articles, meta-analyses, systematic reviews, and papers concerning new developments in methodology.

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    It is the policy of Springer to own the copyright of all contributions it publishes. To comply with U.S. Copyright Law, authors are required to sign a copyright transfer form before publication. This form returns to authors and their employers full rights to reuse their material for their own purposes.  The transfer of copyright to Springer is authorized after the manuscripts have been accepted for publication.

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