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Advances in Mental Health & Intellectual Disabilities

Advances in Mental Health & Intellectual Disabilities

formerly Advances in Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

ISSN: 2044-1282

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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CiteScore 2017: 0.50
CiteScoreTracker 2018: 0.67 (Updated Monthly)

Journal history

Previously published as Advances in Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
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Aims and scope

Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities (AMHID) is a vital and pioneering source of peer-reviewed research and information specific to the mental health needs of people with intellectual/learning disabilities.

The journal integrates current research with practice and keeps researchers and professionals up to date with a variety of different perspectives and international developments in the field.

AMHID supports the delivery of high-quality and evidence-based practice and provides a forum for the debate of current issues and opinions. 

The editors welcome the submission of papers from researchers, practitioners, managers and academics who are involved in research with or delivering practice to people with intellectual disabilities with additional mental health needs.

Articles include:

  • current research
  • developments in the design and delivery of services
  • policy and its implications for practice
  • clinical case studies, enabling professionals to learn from the experience of others and to improve their own practice
  • resource reviews.

AMHID is published in partnership with

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Also, see our news section (below) for details of forthcoming special issues.

"Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities has become an established forum of knowledge across inter-disciplinary professionals that integrates conceptual thinking, evidence-based practice and research. It is an important aid in facilitating skills development and improvement." Professor Nick Bouras, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry and Maudsley International, UK

This journal is abstracted and indexed in:

American Sociological Association Publishing Options Database, British Nursing Index, Educational Research Abstracts, EBSCO Academic Search Alumni/Complete/Elite/Premier, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Illustrata, PsycINFO, ReadCube Discover, Scopus, Social Care Online, ZETOC

This journal is ranked by:

Scopus and The Database for Statistics on Higher Education, Norway (Level 1)

Advances in Mental Health & Intellectual Disabilities is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Health & Social Care eJournals Collection. For more information, please email [email protected] or visit the Emerald Health & Social Care eJournals Collection page.

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