Dual Diagnosis in Older Adults

Call for papers for: Advances in Dual Diagnosis


New from 2021 - An annual themed issue of Advances in Dual Diagnosis 


Editor: Dr Rahul (Tony) Rao 

Assistant Editor: Dr Beth Bareham

This new annual themed issue of Advances in Dual Diagnosis will focus on issues surrounding Dual Diagnosis in Older Adults in order to improve assessment, intervention, treatment and care of older adults with dual diagnosis from both public health and clinical perspectives.

We welcome submissions on this theme.

Topics covered include (but are 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)


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”.

To view the author guidelines for this journal, please visit the journal's page.

The submission deadline for all papers to be published in the 2021 themed issue is 31st December 2020 (for planned publication in May 2021).


Contact the Editors of the themed section


Dr Rahul (Tony) Rao
King’s College London, UK
[email protected]

Assistant Editor
Dr Beth Bareham
Newcastle University, UK
[email protected]