European Psychologist

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Official organ of the EFPA and supported by other organizations of psychology in Europe

ISSN-L 1016-9040, ISSN-Print 1016-9040, ISSN-Online 1878-531X
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2.907 (5 Year Impact Factor: 3.789)
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Peter A. Frensch (Editor-in-chief)
Kristen Lavallee (Managing editor)
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About the journal

The European Psychologist is a multidisciplinary journal that serves as the voice of psychology in Europe, seeking to integrate across all specializations in psychology and to provide a general platform for communication and cooperation among psychologists throughout Europe and worldwide.

Integrative articles and reviews constitute the core material published in the journal. These state-of-the-art papers cover research trends and developments within psychology, with possible reference to European perceptions or fields of specialization. Empirical articles will be considered only in rare circumstances when they present findings from major multinational, multidisciplinary or longitudinal studies, or present results with markedly wide relevance.

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Recent editorials


A Long Road Ahead: Editorial for the Special Issue of the European Psychologist on “Understanding, Predicting, and Preventing Violence”
Carlo Garofalo and Rannveig Sigurvinsdóttir
European Psychologist, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 77-80.


Human Rights Matter to Psychology – Psychology Matters to Human Rights
Kerstin Söderström, Polli Hagenaars, Tony Wainwright, and Ulrich Wagner
European Psychologist, Volume 24, No. 2, pp. 99-101

Challenges in “Tailoring” Adjustment – New Ways of Improving the Response to Chronic Conditions
Maria João Figueiras and David Dias Neto
European Psychologist, Volume 24, No. 1, pp. 1-6


The Multifaceted Nature of Identity – Toward Integrative Perspectives on Processes, Pathways, and Contexts
Elisabetta Crocetti and Katariina Salmela-Aro
European Psychologist, Volume 23, No. 4, pp. 273-277

Heraclitus’ River and Recent Advances in Criminal Psychology
Alexander F. Schmidt and Ruth E. Mann
European Psychologist, Volume 23, No. 2, pp. 107-110

Challenges and Resources for Immigrant Youth Positive Adaptation – What Does Scientific Evidence Show Us?
Frosso Motti-Stefanidi and Katariina Salmela-Aro
European Psychologist, Volume 23, No. 1, pp. 1-5

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Call for papers

"Psychology and the Environmental Crisis"
Guest Editors:
Katariina Salmela-Aro, Margarida Gaspar de Matos, and Tony Wainwright
Submission deadline for full manuscripts: March 1, 2020

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