This journal publishes papers of relevance to all scientific and clinical aspects of cognitive behavior therapy. The contents include empirical research studies, outcome trials, theoretical articles, literature reviews and meta-analyses, as well as reports on new manualized treatments or novel clinical case studies.

Coverage spans the discipline, encompassing basic research on cognitive clinical processes; innovative assessment and treatment technologies; expert perspectives on specific clinical problems and populations; and critical issues in translating research to practice.\

The journal also presents issues devoted to specific themes or topics. Among recent thematic issues are Cognitive Mechanisms of Change in the Treatment of Depression; Recent Advances in Suicide Research: Mediators and Moderators of Risk and Resilience; and Combined CBT and Pharmacotherapy.

This is the official journal of the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy (IACP).
  • Covers all scientific and clinical aspects of cognitive behavior therapy
  • Presents empirical research studies, outcome trials, theoretical articles, literature reviews and more
  • The official journal of the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy (IACP)

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  • John H. Riskind
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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2.069 (2021)
Impact factor
1.763 (2021)
Five year impact factor
72 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
76,982 (2021)
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1937-1217
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