Special Issue "Risk and Protective Factors for Developing Mental Disorders"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2024 | Viewed by 6106
Interests: musculoskeletal disorders; mental disorders; systematic reviews and meta-analyses; lifestyle risk factors; occupational risk factors
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Mental disorders are among the leading causes of disability. Observational studies have found inconsistent results on the effects of some personal and occupational factors on mental disorders. Moreover, the effectiveness of some preventive measures against mental disorders remains uncertain. This Special Issue aims to publish original studies and reviews of controlled clinical trials examining preventive measures for mental disorders and original studies or reviews of observational studies identifying personal or occupational risk and protective factors for mental disorders. We would consider narrative, systematic, and umbrella reviews examining specific review questions. Original studies and reviews on sickness absence or disability retirement due to mental disorders are also welcome.
Dr. Rahman Shiri
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- sickness absence
- disability retirement
- risk factors
- occupational factors