The journal covers:
  • Development and implementation of preventive interventions

  • Evaluation of preventive interventions, policies and practices (e.g., formative, process, efficacy/effectiveness, and impact)

  • Cultural adaptation, dissemination, sustainability, and costs of preventive interventions

  • Risk and protective factors of health and risk behaviors, processes and mechanisms of behavior change, and psychosocial outcomes and correlates

  • Prevention methodology (e.g., development, evaluation, and discussions of assessments, measures, study designs)

  • Determinants and etiology of positive and negative social and health outcomes

  • Evidence reviews (e.g., systematic, scoping) and meta-analyses

  • Debates on current and future directions of prevention science

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  • Zila Sanchez
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1.963 (2021)
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2.529 (2021)
Five year impact factor
20 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
138,862 (2021)

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  • European Society for Prevention Research
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