Intervention, the Journal of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Conflict Affected Areas is a peer reviewed scientific journal, providing a forum for professionals working in conflict affected areas and in the aftermath of natural disasters, and for those working with refugees from these regions.
July-December 2022| Vol 20| Issue 2
What is new within Intervention?
We are very pleased with the upcoming 20th anniversary of Intervention journal ! We will celebrate this proud moment with an online event hosted by our new editor in chief, Rina Ghafoerkhan and two editorial board members. We will provide an overview of Intervention over the past 20 years, reflect on influential publications, and discuss with practitioners and early career researchers. We will end the celebration with a special Intervention journal quiz (including prize)! We hope to meet you there!
January 31st, 2023, 1.00-2.00 pm CET. Link to sign up: https://tinyurl.com/y7eud33w
- Intervention celebrated 20 years of accessible knowledge gathered from and across the field of MHPSS. Find the recording of the event here
- The next Intervention edition will be published in April 2023. If you would like to stay up to date, you can follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter or you can subscribe to our newsletter
- Some of our articles from the issue on the special section on PM+ (2021) were translated into Arabic. Access them here
Since the last issue in May 2022 which included a special section on the climate crisis and MHPSS, we have had two webinars on this important theme.
The first was part of the United for Global Health series highlighting research in this area. Watch the recording
The second was hosted by Intervention Journal and focused on implications for the field.Watch the recording
Call for Papers
Intervention welcomes submissions at any time throughout the year. Please refer to 'Instructions for authors'
when considering submitting.
Stay informed about our publications, webinars, translations and more with our quarterly Intervention newsletter.
July-December 2022| Vol 20| Issue 2
Approaching 20 Years of Publishing Intervention Journal
Welcome to the second issue of Intervention in 2022, featuring a great range of articles covering a lot of different topics. Since the last issue in May 2022 which included a special section on the ...
Highlighting Complementary Benefits of Problem Management Plus (PM+) and Doing What Matters in Times of Stress (DWM) Interventions Delivered Alongside Broader Community MHPSS Programming in Zummar, Ninewa Governorate of Iraq
Internally displaced persons (IDPs), refugees, returnees and host communities in conflict settings experience high rates of mental health problems associated with prolonged and repeated exposure ...
Mental Health and Perceived Social Support of Humanitarian Workers in Bangladesh During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Humanitarian workers are at risk of experiencing emotional distress and mental health problems. The COVID-19 pandemic created additional stress and challenges for staff in ongoing emergencies who...
Mechanisms of Change for Child Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Conflict Settings: A Systematic Review
There is a growing evidence-base for the effectiveness of mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) programmes for children affected by conflict for a range of mental health and wellbeing ou...
“Doing What Matters in Times of Stress” to Decrease Psychological Distress During COVID-19: A Randomised Controlled Pilot Trial
Despite the increasing psychological distress during COVID-19, utilisation of face-to-face psychological interventions decreased profoundly. The aim of this study involving two parallel, two-arme...
Intervention, the Journal of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Conflict Affected Areas, is an open access journal, published twice a year. This publication is hosted by ARQ International, part of the ARQ National Psychotrauma Centre in the Netherlands.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Web of Science