Complete title of the journal: Portuguese Journal of Mental Health Nursing
Publisher: Portuguese Society of Mental Health Nursing
Objectives of the journal: Divulge research based knowledge, reviewed by experts, relevant to clinical practice, education and research; promote the spreading of scientific knowledge in mental health nursing; contribute to scientific basis of interventions in mental health nursing; promote the development of research and education in mental health area; encourage knowledge diffusion in specific and related areas in mental health; contribute to improving care assistance to people with mental health needs; divulge scientific evidence on life span health promotion, illness prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and reintegration of people with mental illness.
Areas of interest of the journal: Lifespan health promotion, illness prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and reintegration of people with mental health disease; nursing assessment, diagnostic, interventions and results; information systems and quality indicators in mental health; rights and duties of mental health patients; mental health nursing practice and research; ethics and development of best practices in mental health; politics and health care design.
History of the journal: The Portuguese Journal of Mental Health Nursing is a property of Portuguese Society of Mental Health Nursing. Inscribed in health sciences domain, particularly in mental health area, with a specific focus on nursing sciences, aiming to contribute to practice orientation and development and to direct future research lines.
Therefore we privilege original research, literature review, and good practices / reflection articles, which can be useful to our journal target public.
Abbreviated title: RPESM
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