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Impact of somatic disorders and lifestyle behaviors on men’s mental health and wellbeing

Submission deadline: 15 March 2022
Special Issue Editors
Maria Graça Pereira, MD
Department of Applied Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
Interests: Chronic illness; Health promotion; Family health psychology; Integrated care
Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This special issue seeks to address the impact of somatic disorders and medical issues on men’s psychological health across the lifespan. The goal is to bring together researchers addressing the impact of physical illnesses and medical issues on mental health and wellbeing in order to inform intervention programs to facilitate prevention, treatment, rehabilitation,and quality of life in medical patients, their partners, families and their informal caregivers.

The current special issue welcomes research papers in the area of men’s psychological health informed by all disciplines including but not limited to psychology, behavioral medicine, public health sciences, epidemiology and biostatistics, family therapy, and nursing, addressing patients, couples, families and caregivers.

Reports of interdisciplinary approaches to research are particularly welcomed.

Dr. M. Graça Pereira

Guest Editor

Quality of life and wellbeing
Therapeutic adherence
Health promotion
Prevention and lifestyle
Treatment and rehabilitation
Couples satisfaction
Family functioning
Caregivers stress
Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted via our online editorial system at by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to start your submission. Manuscripts can be submitted now or up until the deadline. All papers will go through peer-review process. Accepted papers will be published in the journal (as soon as accepted) and meanwhile listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, reviews as well as short communications are preferred. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office to announce on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts will be thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. Please visit the Instruction for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) in this open access journal is 1500 USD. Submitted manuscripts should be well formatted in good English.

Published Paper (3 Papers)
Open Access Original Research
Sociodemographic and Psychological Contributors to Quality of Life in Users of Anti-aging Cosmetic Products and Procedures
M. Graça Pereira, Ana Mónica Machado, Marta Evangelista, Margarida Vilaça, Ana C. Almeida
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