CFS: Patient-Centered Care, Mental Health Svcs

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS
Special issue of Issues in Mental Health Nursing on the topic of PATIENT-CENTERED CARE: A FOCUS IN PROVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Manuscripts are being sought on the topic of Patient-Centered Care for a special issue of
Issues in Mental Health Nursing. The journal is peer-reviewed and indexed in PsycINFO, CINAHL, PubMed, and many other databases. 2015 is its 36dI year of publication. Its impact factor will be released early in 2016.
Papers will be considered that provide a context for patient-centered care, and can be research-focused, practice-oriented, or theoretical/conceptual in nature. A broad range of topics will be considered including comparative clinical effectiveness research, patient-centered mental healthcare delivery, outcomes of patient-centered care research/practice, mental health care decision-making, navigating the mental health care system, community engagement, methods for engagement of patients and other stakeholders, innovation and interventions related to patient-centered care.
The special issue is slated to appear in print in June, 2016. However, accepted manuscripts will be available to readers online ahead-of-print.
Deadline: Manuscripts must be received by December 31, 2015.
Issues in Mental Health Nursing requires APA format. There is no specified page limit, but most papers range from 15 to 25 pages of double-spaced text. Accuracy in citations is imperative.
Please send all manuscripts to: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/umhn. Indicate in your cover letter that you would like for your paper to be considered for the special issue.
Manuscripts will be reviewed by guest editor Dr. Donna Neff, Associate Professor at University of Central Florida College of Nursing, Florida, USA, and by reviewers who are blinded to the identity of authors.
Queries may be addressed to editor-in-chief Sandra P. Thomas, sthomas@utk.edu.

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