Navigation Links
Elsevier launches open access journal: Internet Interventions
Date:3/19/2014

Amsterdam, March 19, 2014 Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of the Open Access, online-only journal Internet Interventions. The journal is published in affiliation with the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) and the European Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ESRII).

The internet is increasingly used for delivering interventions aimed at improving mental and physical health. Internet interventions often self-guided or partly self-guided have in the past proven effective in treating a number of psychiatric conditions, including among others: depression, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, insomnia, as well as more general medical conditions, such as headache, back pain, tinnitus and smoking cessation.

Today's increased focus on internet interventions can be explained by its global applicability, and cost efficiency. Technological advances allow for novel intervention components, such as user-friendly visual screening instruments, video-based exposure therapy, interactive role-playing, automated reasoning models, all lowering the help-seeking threshold.

"With the approval of government and medical insurers, use of Internet interventions for treatment have already been integrated into the regular healthcare systems in the US and UK, and in Sweden, the Netherlands and Australia, to name a few examples. This new journal will provide a home for high quality research papers on the application of information technology in mental and behavioral healthcare," said Prof. Gerhard Andersson, Editor-in-Chief Internet Interventions.

"Mental health problems have great impact on all societies across the globe; they are significant contributors to the burden of disease and the loss of quality of life, and have huge economic and social costs. Despite the increasingly large number of papers published on the topic of e-mental health over the past decade, until today there was no dedicated peer-reviewed scientific journal to collect this research," said Lisa Colson, Associate Publisher at Elsevier. "Internet Interventions fills this gap and we are proud to work with the leading experts in this emerging research area; Professors Gerhard Andersson of Linkping University, Per Carlbring of Stockholm University and Heleen Riper of the Vrije University Amsterdam, who together head up the Editorial Leadership of the journal."

Internet Interventions follows the article based publishing model which allows for immediate publication of the final version of a paper without waiting for other articles to be ready to compile a full issue.

First articles published in Internet Interventions are now available on ScienceDirect.


'/>"/>

Contact: Natalie Hill-krasniqi
n.hill-krasniqi@elsevier.com
44-207-424-4404
Elsevier
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Elsevier announces the launch of open access journal: Urology Case Reports
2. Elsevier announces the launch of 2 new open access cardiology journals
3. MD Anderson educators win AEIRS/Elsevier Innovator of the Year Award
4. Elsevier announces the publication of Health Care: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation
5. New Emergency Medicine App from Elsevier Australia Gives Students the Edge
6. Elsevier Australia Launches Pocket Neonatology – a Textbook in an iPhone App
7. New Elsevier Australia Nursing App – The Ideal Self-testing Tool
8. Elsevier and the ACC announce the launch of a new journal JACC: Heart Failure
9. Multiple Elsevier nursing titles honored by the American Journal of Nursing
10. Elsevier selected to publish Cytotherapy: The Journal of Cell Therapy
11. Elsevier launches new open access journal: Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... The ... from offices headquartered in Hamilton County, is embarking on a charity drive with ... in finding new homes for orphaned or neglected senior dogs in the Cincinnati ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Peter Zipp Insurance, an ... around the greater Phoenix metropolitan region, is announcing a charity event to provide ... the Homeless Youth Connection is to promote community awareness of the ongoing needs ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... The Compretta Insurance Agency, ... residential clients in and around the Hancock County area, is announcing the launch of ... Food Pantry. , The Hancock County Food Pantry has worked for more than 30 ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... services to families and business owners in and around central Kansas, is joining ... to at-risk youth in the region. , Headquartered in Wichita, Youth Horizons works ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Students attending Envision’s summer 2017 National ... hands-on experience in an emergency medical simulation, When Care is Hours Away. This ... medical skills that are critical success in a future career and beyond. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016 KEY FINDINGS ... share of the market in 2016 and is expected ... be attributed to a large number of surgical procedures ... the largest share in the patient temperature management market.) ... as reducing loss of blood during surgeries, lowering the ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Endodontic Supplies ... ... the worldwide markets for Endodontic Supplies in US$ Thousand. The report provides separate ... , Europe , Asia-Pacific , ... and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... CITY , Dec. 8, 2016 ... US patents for improving the accuracy, reproducibility and ... images in long and small bone orthopaedic applications. ... approach to creating personalized orthopaedic restorations based on ... personalized orthopaedic restorations, the company harnesses the world,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: