The Journal of “Clinical Psychology and Special Education” is inviting authors to submit papers for publication in thematic issue in 2024


The Editorial Board of the Journal of “Clinical Psychology and Special Education” is inviting specialists to join in the preparation of the thematic issue:

“Stress and Depression: Psychological Mechanisms, Diagnosis, Therapy” (release in June 2024). This issue will address a wide range of topics related to a person's psychological response to stressors of different degrees of intensity. It will also cover the creation and testing of new diagnostic tools and the specifics of psychological assistance for people experiencing negative consequences from difficult and extreme life events.

The deadline to submit materials — April 15, 2024.

“Problems of Normal and Abnormal Aging” (release in December 2024). This issue will focus on the problems of general and specific patterns of development of the aging process, the study of objective and subjective factors that contribute to or hinder positive functioning, personal development, and self-actualization at the final stages of human life. Attention will also be paid to the topic of active longevity and the maintenance of quality of life for the elderly.

The deadline to submit materials — October 1, 2024.

The editorial board takes into consideration theoretical and methodological reviews, empirical and applied research articles, as well as manuscripts that develop and adapt methodological tools.

Requirements for manuscript design:

Language of publication: Russian, English.

Volume: Up to 40,000 words (with spaces), including a bibliography.

Detailed information on article design is available here.

Only materials submitted to the journal through the MSUPE online publishing system (OPS) are considered for publication.

Information about the journal:

The journal is covered in various Russian and international indexing databases.

The journal is recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission (HAC) under the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation in the List of leading scientific journals and publications for the publication of scientific results of dissertation research, peer-reviewed scientific publications in which the main scientific results of dissertations for the degree of candidate of sciences, for the degree of Doctor of sciences should be published. It was incorporated in 2016.

Journal’s scope (according to the list of scientific branches):

  • 5.3.6 – Medical Psychology (psychological sciences). Since 12.02.2024.
  • 5.3.7 – Developmental Psychology (psychological sciences). Since 15.02.2023.
  • 5.3.8 – Correctional Psychology and Defectology (psychological sciences). Since 15.02.2023.

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