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Prevention Science

Prevention Science

Editor-in-Chief: Catherine Bradshaw

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

Journal no. 11121

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Society for Prevention Research

The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) seeks to advance science-based prevention programs and policies through empirical research.

Society for Prevention Research
The international membership of the organization includes scientists, practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policy makers who are concerned with the prevention of social, physical and mental health problems and the promotion of health, safety, and well-being.

SPR 26th Annual Meeting | May 29 – June 1, 2018 

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Optimizing the Relevance of Prevention Science to Systems

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    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, brief reports, and papers concerning new developments in methodology.

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