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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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The essential, interdisciplinary forum for new developments in the theory, research and practice of prevention.
  • Coverage includes substance abuse, mental health, HIV/AIDS, accidents, teenage pregnancy, suicide, delinquency, STD's and more
  • The journal also publishes literature reviews, theoretical articles, meta-analyses, systematic reviews, book reports, and papers concerning new developments in methodology.
  • Official publication of the Society for Prevention Research

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, replication studies, and papers concerning new developments in methodology.

Prevention Science is the official publication of the Society for Prevention Research.

Related subjects » Child & School Psychology - Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine - Public Health

Impact Factor: 2.594 (2017) * 

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    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, replication studies, and papers concerning new developments in methodology.

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