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Hookup culture and online dating

Guest Editors:
Cassandra Alexopoulos, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA Ángel
Castro, PhD, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Submission Status: Open until 17 February 2025

Psychosomatic disorders

Guest Editors:
Johanna Graf, PhD, University Hospital Tübingen, Germany
Paweł Larionow, PhD, Kazimierz Wielki University, Poland
Andreas Stengel, MD, PhD, Klinikum Stuttgart and University Hospital Tübingen, Germany

Submission Status: Open until 6 February 2025

Employee happiness and job satisfaction

Guest Editors:
Pablo Gutiérrez Rodríguez, PhD, University of León, Spain
Rafael Ravina-Ripoll, PhD, University of Cadiz, Spain

Submission Status: Open until 27 December 2024

Climate change and mental health

Guest Editor:
Fanli Jia, PhD, Seton Hall University, USA

Submission Status: Open until 23 December 2024

Cross-national Positive Youth Development research and intervention evidence for mental health promotion in diverse adolescents and youth from secondary and higher education

Guest Editors:

Diego Gomez-Baya, PhD, University of Huelva, Spain
Marina Hirnstein, PhD, University of Bergen, Norway
Ana Kozina, PhD, Educational Research Institute, Slovenia
Nora Wiium, PhD, University of Bergen, Norway

Submission Status: Open until 11 December 2024

Emerging research in industrial and organizational psychology

Guest Editors:
Ahsan Ali, PhD, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, China
Hussain Tariq, PhD, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

Submission Status: Open until 13 November 2024

Cross-national research and practice evidence for mental health interventions in diverse educational contexts

Guest Editors:
Raúl Navarro, PhD, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Aleksandra Maria Rogowska, PhD, University of Opole, Poland

Submission Status: Open until 13 November 2024

Gender differences in mental health

Guest Editor:
Radwa Said Abdelazim Elfeqi, MSc, MD, FECSM, Cairo University Hospital, Egypt

Submission Status: Open until 28 August 2024

Psychological consequences of war and other conflicts

Guest Editors:
Dominic Murphy: King's College London, United Kingdom
Victoria Williamson: King's College London, United Kingdom

Submission Status: Open until 27 August 2024


Artificial intelligence in psychological research and care

Guest Editors:
Linda Antonucci, PhD, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Hirokazu Doi, PhD,
 Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan

Mental health, discourse, and stigma

Guest Editors:
David Matthew Edmonds: University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Zoë FortuneUniversity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Olga Zayts-Spence: University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Impacts of social media on mental health

Guest Editors:
Marc Eric S. ReyesUniversity of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Ágnes Zsila: Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Hungary

Cross-journal collection
Promoting youth mental health
Collection published: 7 October 2021

Thematic series
Results-free peer review
BMC Psychology
Collection published: 1 December 2016

Thematic series
Psychology: replication and beyond
BMC Psychology
Edited by: Keith R Laws
Collection published: 31 May 2016

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 2.7
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: N/A
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.182
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.954

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 22
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 163

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 2,897,978
    Altmetric mentions: 2,709

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Identity transparency: Single anonymized

Reviewer interacts with: Editor

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