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Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health ISSN: 1728-0583
EISSN: 1728-0591

Focus: The Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health publishes papers that contribute to improving the mental health of children and adolescents, especially those in Africa.
Aims and scope: Papers from all disciplines are welcome. It covers subjects such as epidemiology, mental health prevention and promotion, psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, policy and risk behaviour.
Articles: The journal contains review articles, original research (including brief reports), clinical papers in a ‘Clinical perspectives’ section and book reviews.

Publication frequency: 2 issues per year

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Professor Soraya Seedat
Department of Psychiatry
Stellenbosch University (Tygerberg Campus)
Tygerberg 7505
South Africa
Tel: + 27 (0)21 938 9161
e-mail: sseedat@sun.ac.za

Editorial Manager

Dr Georgina Spies
Department of Psychiatry
Stellenbosch University (Tygerberg Campus)
Tygerberg 7505
South Africa
Tel: + 27 (0)21 938 9776
e-mail: ggiocos@sun.ac.za

Manuscript Submission

All manuscripts presented in accordance with instructions to authors (printed in the back of each issue) should be submitted online at the Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health ScholarOne Manuscripts site (http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/rcmh).

Associate Editors

Andrew Dawes (Editorials and Letters) — Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, and Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford, UK
Willem de Jager (Book Reviews) — Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, and Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
Erhabor S Idemudia (Abstracts) — Department of Psychology, North-West University (Mafikeng Campus), Mabatho, South Africa
Anthony Pillay (Clinical Perspectives) — University of KwaZulu-Natal Medical School and Midlands Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Advisory Board

Leif Edvard Aarø — Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
Myron Lowell Belfer — Department of Social Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, and Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Luis D Herrera — Department of Psychiatry, Hospital San Jose, Costa Rica
Knut-Inge Klepp — Institute for Nutrition Research, University of Oslo, Norway
Krista Kutash — Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Elias Mpofu — Discipline of Rehabilitation Counselling, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
Vikram Patel — Departments of Infectious and Tropical Diseases and Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, and Sangath Centre, Alto Porvorim, Goa, India
Helmut E Remschmidt — Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Philipps-University, Marburg, Germany
Linda M Richter — Child, Youth and Family Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, South Africa
Sir Michael J Rutter — Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, University of London, UK
David Shaffer — Division of Child Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA

Publishing Manager

Contact regarding all aspects relating to the production of the journal, including scheduling and copyright issues:

Mike Schramm
NISC South Africa
1 Dundas Street
PO Box 377
Grahamstown 6140
South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)46 622 9698
Fax: +27 (0)46 622 9550
e-mail: publishing@nisc.co.za

Published in association with the South African Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (SAACAPAP):

The SAACAPAP is the professional body for child and adolescent mental health practitioners in South Africa. It was initiated in 1978, and since then has been an active member of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP).

Further information about the society can be found at http://www.saacapap.org.za/

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