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Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics

ISSN: 1179-318X

Aims and Scope


Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics is an international, peer reviewed, open access journal focusing on health, pathology, and treatment issues specific to the adolescent age group, including health issues affecting young people with cancer. Original research, reports, editorials, reviews, commentaries and adolescent-focused clinical trial design are welcomed.

Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics follows WHO guidelines which define adolescents as those between the ages of 10 and 19 (

All aspects of health maintenance, preventative measures, disease treatment interventions, studies investigating the poor outcomes for some treatments in this group of patients, and the challenges when transitioning from adolescent to adult care are addressed within the journal.

Practitioners from all disciplines are invited to submit their work as well as health care researchers and patient support groups.

Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics will no longer consider meta-analyses for publication.

Areas covered include:

  • Physical and mental development in the adolescent period
  • Behavioral issues
  • Pathologies and treatment interventions specific to this age group
  • Prevalence and incidence studies
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Specific drug handling, efficacy, and safety issues
  • Drug development programs
  • Outcome studies, patient satisfaction, compliance, and adherence
  • Patient and health education programs and studies