Manuscript Submission

The Journal PSYCHOLOGICA has new editing procedures, beginning January 1st, 2012.The journal welcomes papers focusing generally in the following areas:

  • Clinical Psychology;
  • Educational Psychology;
  • Developmental Psychology;
  • Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology;
  • Forensic Psychology;
  • Social Psychology;
  • Experimental Psychology;
  • Health Psychology;
  • Psychological Assessment;
  • Cognitive Psychology;
  • Neuropsychology;
  • Psychogerontology;
  • Counseling Psychology.

PSYCHOLOGICA invites professionals concerned with these and related areas to submit their papers to the editors. Although the current editorial line favours empirical or experimental articles, the following types of papers are invited:

  • papers reporting original empirical researches, based on quantitative and/or qualitative methodologies;
  • meta-analytical articles;
  • review papers, which should aim to provide current critical analyses of specific themes of Psychology;
  • articles related to specific problems of the methodologies developed in Psychology.

Papers should be sent only by mail to: psychologica@fpce.uc.pt

Submissions (8000 words manuscripts) should be presented in English or Portuguese, according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition. 

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