Special Issues in Psychology

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Psychology Special Issues

We have selected a number of Special Issue-articles from Springer's extensive portfolio of psychology journals, showcasing the latest developments in the field.

Don't hesitate to contact our Publishing Editors if you have any suggestions about forthcoming special issues or if you are interested in publish your manuscript.

© SpringerAdolescent Research Review


Special Issue: Understanding Sources of Support for Positive Youth Development


Special Issue: Understanding and Preventing Self-harm and Suicide

© SpringerAdvances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders


Special Issue: Communication Assessment and Intervention

© SpringerArchives of Sexual Behavior

Impact Factor 2017: 3.223


Special Section by Ray Blanchard, with 9 commentaries

© SpringerClinical Social Work Journal


Making a Case for the Case Study: Using the N of 1 in the Era of Big Data and the Fantasy of Prediction


Contemporary Social Work Practice with Veterans

© SpringerCognitive Research: Principles and Implications


Individual Differences in Face Perception and Person Recognition

© SpringerContemporary Family Therapy


Virtual relationships and systemic practices in the digital era


© SpringerContemporary School Psychology


Special Issue 1: Mindfulness-Based Intervention in School Psychology


Special Issue 2: School-Based Threat Assessment

© SpringerCulture and Brain


Culture and Attention/Perception

© SpringerCurrent Psychology

Impact Factor 2017: 1.280


Procrastination, Clutter, and Hoarding

© SpringerInternational Journal of Cognitive Therapy

Impact Factor 2017: 2.065


Special Issue Section: Advancements in Cognitive-Behavioural Modeling and Treatment of OCD

© SpringerJournal of Abnormal Psychology

Impact Factor 2017: 3.287


Special Section: Executive Functions and Externalizing Symptoms​​​​​​​


Special Section: Peer Victimization and Adjustment in Young Adulthood

© SpringerJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Impact Factor 2017: 1.475


Special Issue: Anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorders


Special Issue: College Experiences for Students with ASD


"Special Issue: Parents, Caregivers and Autism Spectrum Disorders" and "Special Issue: Local vs. Global processing in Autism Spectrum Disorders"

© SpringerJournal of Child & Adolescent Trauma​​​​​​​


Special Section: Cyberbullying Perpetration and Victimization Experiences among Marginalized Youth

© SpringerJournal of Cognitive Enhancement


Special Issue: Enhancing Brain and Cognition Through Cognitive Training

© SpringerJournal of Religion and Health​​​​​​​

Impact Factor 2017: 1.061


Special Section: Donald Capps and His Legacy. Guest Editors: Robert C. Dykstra and Nathan Carlin

© SpringerJournal of Psycholinguistic Research

Impact Factor 2017: 0.659


Special Issue: Reference and Anaphora in Iberian Languages

© SpringerJournal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment

Impact Factor 2017: 1.792


Special Section: Child Psychopathic Traits for Specifying Conduct Disorder

© SpringerJournal of Youth and Adolescence

Impact Factor 2017: 3.247


Special Issue: Social Inequality, Life Course Transitions, and Adolescent Development


Special Issue: Parsing Out Familial Influences on Adolescent Development


Special Section: Developing Identities: Individual and Social Resources


Special Issue: Schooling, Diversity, and Inequality: Understanding Intersections that Shape Developmental Experiences and Outcomes

© SpringerLearning & Behavior

Impact Factor 2017: 1.434


Special Issue: The Evolutionary and Psychological Significance of Play; Guest Editors: Alex de Voogt and Lance Miller

© SpringerPastoral Psychology


Special Section on Caring for Boys and Men, Guest Edited by: Robert C. Dykstra, Ryan LaMothe, and Nathan Carlin


Special Issue: Group for New Directions in Pastoral Theology: Tears, Terror, and Wonder

© SpringerPsychological Injury and Law​​​​​​​


Complications and Confounding Conditions in Psychological Injury


From Neuroscience to Forensic Neuropsychology: Advancing Assessment

© SpringerPsychological Research

Impact Factor 2017: 2.329


Special issue on New perspectives on human multitasking

© SpringerPsychonomic Bulletin & Review​​​​​​​

Impact Factor 2017: 3.092


Bayesian Inference for Psychology

© SpringerSchool Mental Health

Impact Factor 2017: 1.593


Special Issue: Accessing Behavioral Health Services: School-Based Examples of Research, Policy and Practice

© SpringerSex Roles

Impact Factor 2017: 2.024


Special Section on "Honoring Janet Taylor Spence"


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