About the Journal
the year 2017.
The MHGC Journal was originally founded by NDSAN Network (MFC – Coordinator of the NDSAN) (Postal address: Italy, Ciampino, Rome, Via della Repubblica, 6, postal code 00043), (Italy).
Scientific research Journal
Scientists/researchers (medical, social, educational fields and etc.), mental health (MH) practitioners, policy-makers, researchers, lawyers.
- To draw the attention of researchers and policy-makers to urgent problems of mental health care (MHC).
- To provide a platform for dissemination of ideas and development of academic and non-academic network of MHC researchers, practitioners and policy-makers.
- To promote high quality research, most specifically on MH in developing countries and countries in transition.
- To investigate multi-disciplinary, transdisciplinary and multicultural aspects and solutions related to MHC
FIELD OF STUDY AND SPECIAL FOCUS
Medicine, Health, Social Sciences, Education, Economics, Law, Inter- and Transdisciplinary studies
MHC systems in the context of global social challenges:
Mental health and migration:
Mental health in times of military conflicts
Mental health and community
Specific issues of MHC: child neuropsychiatry; support for people with disabilities, work with elders related to mental health; MHC in rural areas; addictive behavior
Higher Education and MHC
Research and innovations in MH and MHC
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This Journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
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