Scope and Topics of the Journal
The journal aims to describe the research work on Intellectual Disability Diagnosis and Treatment in children and adults. It covers not just the technical aspects of these procedures both in prenatal, newborn and postnatal screening, but also the impact which the process of testing and treatment has on individuals, parents, families and public-health in general. The journal seeks to publish, but is a not restricted to, genetic Intellectual Disability syndromes, using a range of approaches from medicine, psychiatry, psychology, pharmacy, biology, epidemiology, bio-informatics, biopharmaceutical to association and population studies as well as sociological, ethical, philosophical, legal and quality control issues with the ultimate goal of advancing the knowledge on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of the Intellectual Disabilities.
The journal is addressed to both practicing professionals and researchers in the field of neuro science with special reference to intellectual disabilities. The journal is a useful reading for professionals in academia, former researchers and PhD students interested in the results of latest discoveries in this field.
Peer Review Policy
All journals published by Lifescience Global follow the peer review system designed for each article published.
- Manuscript topics are normally approved by senior editors followed by formal peer review conducted in collaboration with editorial board members and independent referees appointed by editorial team of each journal.
- In case of theme issue on a particular topic, the appointed Guest Editor is responsible to conduct peer review and submit full review reports along with accepted manuscripts of the journal.
- Lifescience Global encourages its editorial teams to use the electronic submission and peer-review system for its journals to facilitate them during peer review process.