Special Issue on Adolescent Health

Submission Deadline: Feb. 20, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Rupali Patle
      Department of Community Medicine, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, India
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    • Priya Dhengre
      Department of Community Medicine, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, India
    • Nilima Wankhade
      Department of Medicine, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, India
    • Pallavi Patle
      Department of Pediatrics (Homeopathy), Maharashtra University of Medical Sciences, Nashik, Nagpur, India
    • Nilima Patle
      Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maharashtra University of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, India
    • Sheetal Gawalpanchi
      Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Florida, Nagpur, India
    • Amandeep Kaur Ratta
      Department of Community Medicine, Maharashtra University of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, India
  • Introduction

    Around 1.2 billion people, or 1 in 6 of the world’s population are adolescents aged 10 to 19. Most are healthy, but there is still substantial premature death, illness, and injury among adolescents. Adolescent includes school and college going children, School dropouts, those engaged in various criminal activities and many more. Adolescent health, or youth health, is the range of approaches to preventing, detecting or treating young people’s health and wellbeing. As a community physician, we have observed that, research in the field of adolescent health both boys and girls is somewhere lacking. The more focus is definitely either on Mother and child group or geriatric group. We understand the need of research in this age group because they are the future of world. Research in this perspective includes role of health promotion including mental health, specific protection with immunization for certain infections as well as HIV, prevention of injuries, diagnosis and treatment of certain ailments like malnutrition, infectious diseases, and rehabilitation including those of addictions. Hence we are proposing a special issue which promotes and welcomes research in adolescent health. We welcome articles in all preventive, promotive and curative aspects of adolescence.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Early pregnancy and childbirth
    2. Immunization in adolescence
    3. HIV
    4. Other infectious diseases
    5. Mental health problems including depression and suicide
    6. Violence
    7. Alcohol and other drugs
    8. Injuries both unintentional and self-injury
    9. Sexual health / Infectious diseases
    10. Malnutrition and obesity
    11. Exercise and Nutrition
    12. Tobacco use
    13. Rights of adolescents

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.ajintmed.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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