“One of the primary goals of SPR is to create a scientific, multidisciplinary forum for prevention science, and a concerted effort is being made to invite investigators to join SPR whose research specialities are not represented in the current membership.”

Prevention Science – The Official Journal of the Society For Prevention Research

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The essential, interdisciplinary forum for new developments in the theory, research and practice of prevention.

Prevention Science serves as an interdisciplinary forum designed to disseminate new developments in the theory, research and practice of prevention. Prevention sciences encompassing etiology, epidemiology and intervention are represented through peer-reviewed original research articles on a variety of health and social problems, including but not limited to substance abuse, mental health, HIV/AIDS, violence, accidents, teenage pregnancy, suicide, delinquency, STD’s, obesity, diet/nutrition, exercise, and chronic illness. The journal also publishes literature reviews, theoretical articles, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and papers concerning new developments in methodology.

Prevention Science is the official publication of the Society for Prevention Research.

News Release: Catherine P. Bradshaw, Ph.D., M.Ed., Named New Editor of Prevention Science 

Editor: Catherine P. Bradshaw, Ph.D., University of Virginia


Inquiries regarding journal policy, manuscript preparation, and other such general topics should be sent to the Corresponding Editor:

Sandy Lahn, journal@preventionresearch.org