Dual Diagnosis in Older Adults

Guest editor(s)
Dr Beth Bareham,



Our annual themed issue of Advances in Dual Diagnosis will focus on issues surrounding understanding and/or addressing dual diagnosis (co-occurring substance use and mental health problems) in older adults in order to improve assessment, intervention, treatment and care; from public health or clinical perspectives.

We welcome submissions on this theme. Perspectives welcomed (but not limited to):

  • Epidemiology and Demography 
  • Prevention and Early Intervention
  • Psychology 
  • Sociology, Culture and Ethnicity 
  • Physical Health and Frailty
  • Treatment and Recovery
  • Expert Opinion (commentaries, personal views from experts by experience)
  • Best practice (models of care, quality improvement) 


Guest Editor

Dr Beth Bareham 
Newcastle University, UK
[email protected]


Submission details

To submit your research, please visit: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/add

When submitting authors should select (from the drop-down menu) the themed section “Dual diagnosis in older adults (themed section)” at the appropriate step in the submission process, i.e. in response to “Please select the issue you are submitting to”.

Author guidelines must be strictly followed. Please see:  https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/journal/add#author-guidelines


Key deadlines 

Closing date for manuscript submission: 15 March 2023     

Email for submissions information: [email protected]