Special Issue "Mental Health in Times of Crisis: New Trends in Diagnosis and Treatment"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 May 2024 | Viewed by 1949
Interests: aging; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; psychological consequences (e.g., trauma, stress, mental disorders, etc.) caused by crises (health, economic, social, etc., e.g., COVID-19, war, earthquake etc.) and coping; interpersonal relationships; social networks/ social capital; aggression and violence (domestic, social etc.); social networks and misuse; positive psychology (resilience, well-being, etc.)
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Interests: mental disorders/psychopathology; psychotherapy process and outcome; wellbeing; positive psychology; mental health prevention; psychodynamic psychotherapy; cross-cultural psychology; addictions
Various current global crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, climate change, the economic crisis, and refugee crisis, comprise additional risk factors for developing mental health problems or deteriorating pre-existing ones, with potentially long-term effects on both the individual and community level. Global collaboration on giving prominence to emerging mental health needs during the current crises and new trends in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and psychosocial care are urgently needed.
This Special Issue seeks to publish innovative studies (original investigations, review articles, and short papers) in relation to people’s mental health and well-being during current crises. Studies may include, but are not limited to, the investigation of the risk and protective factors, new diagnostic and treatment approaches, technological advances in clinical research and practice, proactive strategies, specialized mental health interventions, and innovative good practices that increase resilience and post-traumatic growth and promote mental health and well-being. Papers on specific populations such as healthcare workers, users of mental healthcare services, older people, people with disabilities, minorities, refugees, and immigrants are also welcome.
Dr. Argyroula Kalaitzaki
Dr. Vasiliki Yotsidi
Manuscript Submission Information
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- mental disorders
- mental health
- post-traumatic growth
- crisis intervention
- global crises
- online mental health services
- clinical community psychology