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Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

Online ISSN: 2398-5380


Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR) is an open access journal with comprehensive peer review policy and a rapid publication process.  MHAR is a novel journal that will focus on addictions and mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar illness and treatments. MHAR will provide a platform in today's scientific and medical literature to serve as an international forum for the healthcare and scientific communities worldwide to to better understand mental disorders in order to increase the quality of future treatments and to ensure that existing treatment methods are evidence-based, as well as report upon prognostics, novel therapeutic strategies.

MHAR will feature original research, review papers, clinical studies, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, commentaries, and book reviews.

MHAR welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.mhar@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by MHAR, is properly cited

Editor in Chief


Will be updated soon.

Editorial Board


Jeffrey L. Derevensky

Chair
Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology
McGill University
Canada

TANG Wai Kwong

Professor
Department of Psychiatry
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin Hospital
Hong Kong

Luciana Cordeiro

Lecturer
The Joann Briggs Institute
Pontificia Catholic University
Brazil


Halley Miguel Pontes

Researcher
International Gaming Research Unit
Psychology Division
Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom

Takato Hiranita

Visiting Scientist
Division of Neurotoxicology
National Center for Toxicological Research
Food and Drug Administration
USA

Edgar Kramer

Research Group Leader
Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg (ZMNH)
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)
Germany


Rajen Govende

Associate Professor
University of Cape Town
Department of Sociology and Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice
South Africa

Roberto Maniglio

Associate professor of Clinical Psychology
University of Salento
Italy

Early View

Volume 2, Issue 1


Socio-demographic, behavioral, and mental health and wellbeing correlates of university student binge drinking: does frequency matter?

Jason D. Edgerton Lance W. Roberts

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

December 30, 2016


Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 4


Impact of cannabis on the neurocognitive performance of Jamaican adolescents

Karyl Powell-Booth W De La Haye Samantha Longman-Mills

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

October 26, 2016


Alcohol and drug abuse: integrative approaches

James Lake M.D

Editorial-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

November 03, 2016


Mixing at sudanese universities and its effects on students' psychological and social compatibility, academic achievement and innovation

Mohammed Othman Al-Mihaisi

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

November 28, 2016


A pathway for families to cope with substance misuse in a Brazilian context

Roberta Payá Sandra Pillon Neliana Buzi Figlie

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

November 24, 2016


Road traffic mortality attributable to alcohol in Russia

Razvodovsky YE

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

November 26, 2016


Emotional investment in a distracting external focus as self-support in addiction therapy for schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients and others

Gillian R M Steggles

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

December 27, 2016


Previous Issue

Volume 1, Issue 3


The fable of the pine and the palm tree: the two extremes. Strategies to maximize the placebo effect and minimize the nocebo effect in primary health care

José Luis Turabián Sandra Moreno-Ruiz

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

August 29, 2016


The impact of involvement in mental health research on views about mental health services and service use: Findings from a UK survey

Sue Patterson Jenny Trite Tim Weaver

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

September 05, 2016


Homebase: Successfully using the principles of assertive community treatment to decrease emergency department and hospital utilization among super-utilizers

Natasha T. Cunningham Mark Sendak Marigny Bratcher Julia Gamble Janice Dillard Lynn Bowlby Lawrence Greenblatt Daniella A. Zipkin Alex Cho

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

August 22, 2016


How meditation can be salutary in dealing with alcohol use disorder?

Fung Kei Cheng

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

September 20, 2016


Pain, pleasure and placebo: the cannabinoids in reward processing and the perception of pain

Maximillian H. Brodermann

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

September 26, 2016


Multitherapy - therapy techniques developed by Lou de Olivier

Lou de Olivier

Mini Review-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

October20, 2016


Some aspects of problematic alcohol use in Albania

Esmeralda Thoma(Hoxha) Sonila Bitri

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

October 28, 2016


Archive


Volume 1

Impact of cannabis on the neurocognitive performance of Jamaican adolescents

Karyl Powell-Booth W De La Haye Samantha Longman-Mills

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

October 26, 2016


Alcohol and drug abuse: integrative approaches

James Lake M.D

Editorial-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

November 03, 2016


Mixing at sudanese universities and its effects on students' psychological and social compatibility, academic achievement and innovation

Mohammed Othman Al-Mihaisi

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

November 28, 2016


A pathway for families to cope with substance misuse in a Brazilian context

Roberta Payá Sandra Pillon Neliana Buzi Figlie

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

November 24, 2016


Road traffic mortality attributable to alcohol in Russia

Razvodovsky YE

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

November 26, 2016


Emotional investment in a distracting external focus as self-support in addiction therapy for schizophrenic and schizoaffective patients and others

Gillian R M Steggles

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

December 27, 2016


The fable of the pine and the palm tree: the two extremes. Strategies to maximize the placebo effect and minimize the nocebo effect in primary health care

José Luis Turabián Sandra Moreno-Ruiz

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

August 29, 2016


The impact of involvement in mental health research on views about mental health services and service use: Findings from a UK survey

Sue Patterson Jenny Trite Tim Weaver

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

September 05, 2016


Homebase: Successfully using the principles of assertive community treatment to decrease emergency department and hospital utilization among super-utilizers

Natasha T. Cunningham Mark Sendak Marigny Bratcher Julia Gamble Janice Dillard Lynn Bowlby Lawrence Greenblatt Daniella A. Zipkin Alex Cho

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

August 22, 2016


How meditation can be salutary in dealing with alcohol use disorder?

Fung Kei Cheng

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

September 20, 2016


Multitherapy - therapy techniques developed by Lou de Olivier

Lou de Olivier

Mini Review-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

October20, 2016


Some aspects of problematic alcohol use in Albania

Esmeralda Thoma(Hoxha) Sonila Bitri

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

October 28, 2016


Improving outcomes for homeless people with alcohol disorders: A multi-program community-based approach

Gary A. Morse Mary M. York Julie Blanco

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

April 30, 2016


Clinical features of women's depending of paroxetine (paxil) and their treatment

Nadir A. Aliyev Zafar N. Aliyev

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

June 17, 2016


Cognitive and emotional control in college drinkers and the relationship to comorbid disorders

Barbara C. Banz Deana B. Davalos

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

June 22, 2016


Study of prevalence and management of epilepsy in Oman

Asma Abdallah Al-Quraini Buthaina Salim Al- Subhi Jowhara Sulaiman AL Harassi Nahla Ali AL-Quwaite Miaad Sulaiman Al-Rabaani Alka Ahuja

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

June 30, 2016


Comorbid alcohol dependence and anxiety disorder: Effect of concurrent mood and personality disorders on treatment outcomes

Tony Toneatto Kim Calderwood

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

August 22, 2016


Alcohol-related problems in Russiaa and Belarus: A comparative analysis of trends

Razvodovsky YE

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

February 08, 2016


Depression and anxiety in elderly immigrants in Germany

Isaac Bermejo Levente Kriston Martin Härter

Research Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

March 12, 2016


The ARISE® intervention and continuum of care

José Luis Martinez

Short Communication-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

April 25, 2016


Work stress, description of its main causes and consequences

Jorge Alex Pedraza Medina

Review Article-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

April 26, 2016


Current practices in the clinical and psychometric assessment of internet gaming disorder in the era of the DSM-5: A mini review of existing assessment tools

Halley M. Pontes

Mini Review-Mental Health and Addiction Research (MHAR)

April 29, 2016


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MHAR welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.mhar@oatext.com

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