CFS: J of Health Communication

The Journal of Health Communication (JHC) is seeking inputs for a special edition focused on measurement and evaluation outcomes for mHealth. Manuscripts of no more than 3,000-words will be accepted until March 28, 2011

Manuscript and Submission Guidelines

Journal of Health Communication is now exclusively using an online submission and review system, Manuscript Central,  through which authors submit double-spaced manuscripts and track their progress. Hard copies of manuscripts will not be considered. Authors should enter the requested information into the system and submit the following files: (a) a cover letter file, containing any comments to the editor; (b) a manuscript file (submitted in Word or WordPerfect), containing the entire text of the article, including the title page (authorship omitted), the abstract, all text, references, footnotes, and appendixes; (c) figures and tables, which may either be included at the end of the manuscript file or submitted as separate files.

Manuscripts, abstracts, references, figure and tables must conform to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2001, Fifth Edition) guidelines.

**Please indicate in your online submission form and in your cover letter that this is an invited submission for the mHealth Supplement**

Only original manuscripts submitted to Journal of Health Communication will be considered for publication. The cover letter should include a statement that it has not been published elsewhere and that it has not been submitted simultaneously for publication elsewhere.. All manuscripts submitted to this journal undergo editorial screening and blind peer review. Authors will be notified of the disposition of their manuscripts expeditiously.

For this suppliment, articles should be no more than 3,000 words plus appropriate charts, tables, and references. All parts of the manuscript should be typewritten, double-spaced, with margins of at least one inch on all sides. Number manuscript pages consecutively throughout the paper. Authors should also supply a shortened version of the title suitable for the running head, not exceeding 50 character spaces. Each article should be summarized in an abstract of no more than 200 words. Avoid abbreviations, diagrams, and reference to the text. Manuscripts, including tables, figures, and references, should be prepared in accordance with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition.

The editors cannot respond to individual queries regarding the appropriateness of planned contributions. Please consult recent issues of the journal regarding our scope of coverage of health communication issues. On our web site, you can view abstracts in specific subject areas at no charge. All other questions should be e-mailed to Wendy Meltzer at .

Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources and are required to sign an agreement for the transfer of copyright to the publisher. All accepted manuscripts, artwork, and photographs become the property of the publisher.


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