This journal is devoted to the application of theory and research from social psychology toward the better understanding of human adaptation and adjustment, including both the alleviation of psychological problems and distress (e.g., psychopathology) and the enhancement of psychological well-being among the psychologically healthy.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, traditionally defined psychopathology (e.g., depression), common emotional and behavioral problems in living (e.g., conflicts in close relationships), the enhancement of subjective well-being, and the processes of psychological change in everyday life (e.g., self-regulation) and professional settings (e.g., psychotherapy and counseling). Articles reporting the results of theory-driven empirical research are given priority, but theoretical articles, review articles, clinical case studies, and essays on professional issues are also welcome. Articles describing the development of new scales (personality or otherwise) or the revision of existing scales are not appropriate for this journal.
Cynthia D. Mohr, Portland State University
Jeremy Pettit, Florida International University
April Smith, Auburn University
Justin W. Weeks, Nebraska Medicine, Nebraska Medical Center
Lauren B. Alloy, Albert Bandura, Anna Bardone-Cone, Avi Besser, Thomas W. Britt, Steven H. Brown, Edward C. Chang, Valerian J. Derlega, Steve Duck, Dana Dunn, Brooke C. Feeney, Christopher Ferguson, Frank D. Fincham, Donelson R. Forsyth, Dolores E. Gallagher-Thompson, Richard C. Gilman, Peter Guarnaccia, Michael B. Gurtman, Emma Halliwell, Rick E. Ingram, Todd Kashdan, Anita Kelly, Irving Kirsch, Mark R. Leary, Robin J. Lewis, Joshua Lipsitz, Steven R. Lopez, Patrick Luyten, James E. Maddux, Brenda N. Major, David Marcus, Rowland S. Miller, Jack Naglieri, John Nezlek, Paula R. Pietromonaco, Janet Polivy, Deborah S. Richardson, John Riskind, Golan Shahar, James A. Shepperd, C. Veronica Smith, Bonnie Spring, Michael F. Steger, Calvin D. Stoltenberg, Jeanette Taylor, Howard A. Tennen, Todd Thrash, Otto Wahl, Elaine F. Walker, Gifford Weary, Thomas A. Widiger, Nathan L. Williams, S. Lloyd Williams, Barbara A. Winstead, Virgil Zeigler-Hill
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The impact factor of this journal is 1.946 and the 5-year impact factor is 2.332 [2019 Journal Impact Factor, Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate 2020)].