CFS: Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Special Issue on Violence Exposure

Issues in Mental Health Nursing seeks submissions for a special issue:

Violence Exposure in Children, Adolescents, and Women: The Lived Experience

Manuscripts are being sought on issues related to the pervasive community violence experienced by children, adolescents and women internationally. Potential topics of interest include the impact of violence exposure on child and adult development and mental health; the role of interdisciplinary health care providers in screening and intervening after exposure to violence; the economic impact of violence exposure; variations of violence exposure by socioeconomic status and within ethnic/racial groups; and description of a culture in which violence is the norm. Manuscripts from international researchers or that describe international populations are also welcome. Manuscripts may be research-focused (qualitative or quantitative), practice-oriented, or theoretical/conceptual in nature and may address needs or issues across the life span.

Deadline: Manuscripts must be received by June 1, 2009.

Please send all queries and manuscripts to:

M. Cynthia Logsdon, DNS, ARNP, FAAN, Guest Editor, Special Issue

Professor of Nursing; Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine; Associate Faculty, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

University of Louisville

555 South Floyd Street HSC K Building

Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Office Phone: (502) 852 5366


Manuscripts must be submitted electronically through Manuscript Central:

Author Guidelines:


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