The Journal of Psychology

The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied is a bimonthly double-blind, peer-review psychology journal published by Taylor & Francis. The Journal of Psychology was founded in 1935[1] by Carl Murchison, an American psychologist, organizer, publisher, and editor. He co-founded The Journal of Genetic Psychology, The Journal of Social Psychology, and The Journal of General Psychology, among others. In 2009, Heldref sold the ownership of the titles to Taylor & Francis.[2]

The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied
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Publication details
History1935 to present
Taylor & Francis formerly Heldref Publications (United States)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Psychol.
OCLC no.1782317

The Journal of Psychology is an interdisciplinary journal that publishes empirical research and theoretical articles in applied areas of psychology including clinical, counseling, measurement/assessment, school, educational, industrial, and personnel psychology. In addition, the journal publishes interdisciplinary research that integrates psychology and other fields (e.g., psychology and law, psychology and consumer behavior, psychology and religion).

With the transfer of ownership, The Journal of Psychology is headquartered in Philadelphia.

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The Journal of Psychology is abstracted and indexed in PsycINFO, Scopus, and FRANCIS.[3]

External linksEdit


  1. ^ Tur-Porcar, Ana; Mas-Tur, Alicia; Merigo, Jose M.; Roig-Tierno, Norat; Watt, John (2018). "A Bibliometric History of the Journal of Psychology between 1936 and 2015". Journal of Psychology. 152 (4): 199–225. doi:10.1080/00223980.2018.1440516. hdl:10550/77069. ISSN 1940-1019. PMID 29611782. S2CID 4928850.
  2. ^ "An Open Letter to the Subscribers and Friends of Heldref Publications". Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2009.
  3. ^ "The Journal of Psychology information". Retrieved 25 September 2020.