CFS: The Human Genome, Genetics, and Mental Health (Issues in Mental Health Nursing)

Issues in Mental Health Nursing seeks submissions for a special issue: The Human Genome, Genetics, and Mental Health

Manuscripts are being sought on contemporary issues in the area of the Human Genome Project, genetics, and mental health. Potential topics of interest include biological, ethical, legal, and social implications arising from the burgeoning field of genetics in the era of the Human Genome Project. Issues in genetic counseling, family communication, and psychosocial aspects of various types of genetic testing are also encouraged. 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 Dec. 1, 2009.

Please send all queries to:

Lynn Rew, EdD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, Denton & Louise Cooley and Family Centennial Professor in Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, 1700 Red River, Austin, TX 78701; Office Phone: (512) 471-7941; Email:

Manuscripts must be submitted electronically to Manuscript Central:

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