Call for Papers: Special Issue on Rehabilitation

//Call for Papers: Special Issue on Rehabilitation

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Rehabilitation

Cambridge University Press

Special Issue of JINS:

Whilst much research has been devoted to the documentation of the cognitive, behavioral and emotional changes associated with acquired brain injuries, relatively less rigorous research has been devoted to their rehabilitation. With its objective of optimizing functioning, rehabilitation supports those with health conditions to maximize recovery from injury, remain as independent as possible, to participate in education, to be economically productive, and fulfil meaningful life roles. Rehabilitation may involve many approaches, including attempts to retrain lost functions or a focus on training activities in everyday contexts, behavioral interventions, application of strategies by the injured individual or others to circumvent weaknesses or maximize task performance, manipulation of the environment or tasks and strategies to address psychological consequences of injury.

Investigators are invited to submit empirical papers for a special issue of JINS to be published in late 2019. The issue will present innovative empirical findings related to rehabilitation in adults with cognitive, behavioral, social and/or emotional difficulties resulting from acquired neurological injury, including but not limited to traumatic brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and various types of dementia (e.g., Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease). Well-designed systematic reviews and meta-analyses related to interventions for these disorders will also be considered Research papers are encouraged that explore not only the efficacy of approaches to rehabilitation but also the implementation of findings into clinical practice and the processes underpinning treatment response.

Deadline for submission is February 28, 2019


Stephen M. Rao
Cleveland Clinic, USA

Special Issue Co-Organizers:

Jennie Ponsford PhD
School of Psychological Sciences
Monash University
Monash Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre,
Epworth Healthcare
Melbourne, Australia

Jacoba M. Spikman PhD
Clinical Neuropsychology
Dept. of Neurology
University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG)
University of Groningen (RUG)
The Netherlands

Angelle M. Sander PhD
Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Baylor College of Medicine
Brain Injury Research Center
TIRR Memorial Hermann
Texas, USA

About JINS

JINS editorial board is comprised of internationally known experts with a broad range of interests. The Journal publishes empirically-based articles covering all areas of neuropsychology and the interface of neuropsychology with other areas, such as cognitive neuroscience. Theoretically driven work that has clinical implications is of particular interest.