Special Issue on The Contribution of the Instruments Psychological for Diagnostic Psychiatrical and Neuropsichological

Submission Deadline: Dec. 25, 2019

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Fernanda Silva
      Federal University of Rio de Janeiro,Psychiatric Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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    • Rosane Costa
      Department of Psychology, Estácio de Sá Univerity, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Elza Lobosque
      Department of Psychology, Estácio de Sá Univerity, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
    • Luiz Carlos Marçal
      Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Alexandra Rodrigues
      Department of Psychology, Salgado de Oliveira University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Wladimir Rodrigues
      Department of Psychology, University Brasilia, Brasília, Brazil
    • Carlos Manoel Lopes
       Psychology Departamento,University of Brasília, Brasília, Brazil
  • Introduction

    This special edition has the objective of gathering studies that address the process of construction, validation and evidence of validity of scales and tests of psychological, psychiatric and neuropsychological evaluation that contribute to the differential diagnosis of psychiatric and neuropsychological disorders.
    Investigating and presenting a diagnosis safely is often a source of insecurity for health professionals. Part of this complaint refers to the lack of research, resources and tools that aid in understanding the symptoms and nosological classification.
    For this reason, this special edition proposes to gather manuscripts that present experimental studies of cross-cultural adaptation and validity of the psychological, psychiatric and neuropsychological instruments, case studies that present successful experiences in the use of instruments and bibliographical and systematic reviews that present relevant studies do not fear.
    We will select comprehensive studies that present good results for children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. In addition to selecting scales that present evidence of validity for specific contexts such as people with disabilities and special needs. In addition, the edition will also emphasize the importance of the interface of knowledge, including the work of researchers and professionals in the area of human, health and education.

    Aims and Scope:

    1. Diagnóstic
    2. Psychiatrical
    3. Neuropsichological
    4. Evaluation
    5. Scale
    6. Evidence Validity

  • 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.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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