Call for papers BJP/IACAPAP Special Edition

The Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry (BJP) and the International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP) are launching a special section dedicated to Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) in Latin America. This section will be the first of a series of initiatives to mark the presence of the World Congress of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the first time in Latin America (IACAPAP congress, Rio de Janeiro 2024 – and to show the relevance and impact of the research on CAMH in the region. 
The BJP is the leading journal for mental health in Low-Middle Income Countries and the South Hemisphere, with an JCR impact factor of 6.34. There will be no fees to publish in this section and all papers will be open access. The section will be composed of up to 6 papers and one editorial. We are accepting submissions of original investigations addressing research questions on any CAMH issue pertinent for Latin-American countries from researchers living in the region or abroad. 
A stellar line-up of editors will be leading this section – Professor Andres Martin (Mexico), currently Professor at the Child Study Center at Yale University and former editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Dr. Anna Ordonez (Colombia), currently Director of the Office of Clinical Research at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and associate editor of the CAMH journal, and Professor Christian Kieling (Brazil), Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and former International Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 
First authors of the selected papers will have their congress registration fee waived. Join us by submitting the best of your production in CAMH pertinent to Latin America and let’s celebrate together in Rio. Deadline for submissions to the BJP/IACAPAP Special Section is July 31, 2023. Please submit your manuscript at Use the “Special Article” category and mention the “BJP/IACAPAP Special Section” in your cover letter.