The Journal of Muslim Mental Health is a much-needed resource for professionals seeking to identify and explore the mental health care needs of Muslims in all areas of the world.
This peer-reviewed academic journal is the first of its kind. Serving as a foundational element, the journal established itself through the collaboration with Taylor & Francis Group (Routledge).The advisory board consists of individuals from throughout the world bringing their expertise from diverse fields of study.
The Journal of Muslim Mental Health publishes articles exploring social, cultural, medical, theological, historical, and psychological factors affecting the mental health of Muslims in the United States and globally. In addition, we publish research and clinical material, including research articles, reviews, and reflections on clinical practice.
- Epidemiological studies of mental illnesses in Muslim communities
- History of mental illness
- Mental health concepts
- Stigma of mental illness in Muslim cultures
- Role of traditional healing
- Role of spirituality in patient-therapist relationship
- Stages of child development in the Islamic tradition
- Models of psychotherapy (psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, etc…)
- Marital counseling
- Utilization of services
- Domestic violence
- Substance Abuse
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
- Islamic law and forensic psychiatry
- Disaster psychiatry/psychology, refugee rehabilitation
All manuscripts must follow American Psychological Association Publishing guidelines.To submit articles, please email to journal@MuslimMentalHealth.com with subject: “JMMH article submission.”
We also support collaborative research, connecting graduate students and junior investigators to mentors and offer informal feedback to research proposals.
Dr. Hamada Hamid Altalib, Chief Editor.
Hamada Hamid, D.O., M.P.H., is a Clinical Instructor at the Yale School of Medicine Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry. He graduated from medical school at Michigan State University and completed an internal medicine internship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. He then spent a year as a Fulbright fellow studying the public health problems of Jordanians with various neuropsychiatric illnesses. He completed a post-doctoral epilepsy fellowship at Yale University after a combined residency in neurology and psychiatry program at NYU. His current research interests include the role of culture in the presentation and management of neuropsychiatric illnesses.