Special Issue on Psychiatric Comorbidities in Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Endocrine and Viral Infectious Conditions

Submission Deadline: Dec. 30, 2015

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  • Lead Guest Editor
    • Nkporbu Aborlo Kennedy
      Department of Neuropsychiatry, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
  • Guest Editor
  • Introduction

    The field of consultative-liaison psychiatry is assuming unprecedented significance due to the growing incidence and increase recognition of psychiatric comorbidity stemming from medical conditions. Before now, less attention was being paid to this area generally by clinicians and particularly sadly by clinicians in the field of psychiatry. A re-emphacy on this seemingly neglected area has become necessary due to the fact that these cases are not only poorly recognized but equally poorly managed. This has so far increased as well as worsened the morbidity level, decreased the prognosis as well as increasing the mortality among patients with medical conditions associated with psychiatric comorbidities.

    This issue is to heighten the awareness and dissemination of quality and advance research in the area of consultative-liaison psychiatry.

    Original research papers are therefore solicited in the following areas:

    Aims and Scope:

    1. Psychiatric comorbidities in cardiovascular diseases
    2. Psychiatric comorbidities in endocrine diseases
    3. Psychiatric comorbidities in respiratory diseases
    4. Psychiatric comorbidities in viral infectious conditions.

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.psychiatneurosci.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.