Call for papers.
Special issue of the Journal of Public Mental Health on ‘Mental Health & Human Rights’.
The Journal of Public Mental Health announces a call for papers for a special issue on mental health and human rights, to be published in 2013.
Accepted contributions include original research papers, systematic reviews, policy analyses and case studies.
In 2012 the World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse launched the QualityRights (QR) Project, which aims to improve the quality and human rights conditions in mental health and social care facilities and empower civil society organizations to advocate for the rights of people with mental and psychosocial disabilities.
This call for papers aims to inform the core objectives of QualityRights to:
JPMH are keen to attract papers from academics, practitioners and activists in resource-scarce countries.
Papers for this special edition should be marked with ‘QualityRights’ in the title.
The manuscript selection process will follow the journal peer review procedures.
Submit articles to http://emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=jpmh before 1 June 2013.
Informal enquiries to: Leeknifton@gmail.com