International Journal for the Psychology of Religion

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International Journal for the Psychology of Religion  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Int. J. Psychol. Relig.
Discipline Psychology of religion
Language English
Edited by Raymond F. Paloutzian
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 1050-8619 (print)
1532-7582 (web)
LCCN 91641651
OCLC no. 45255134

The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion is a peer-reviewed academic journal devoted to research on the psychology of religion. Its scope includes the social psychology of religion, religious development, conversion, religious experience, religion and social attitudes and behavior, religion and mental health, and psychoanalytic and other theoretical interpretations of religion. The current editor-in-chief is Raymond F. Paloutzian (Westmont College).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in PsycINFO, Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts, Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Current Contents/Arts & Humanities, Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, EBSCO databases, Family Index Database, Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Religion Index One, Religious and Theological Abstracts, Scopus, and Social Sciences Citation Index.[1] Beginning with volume 18 (2008), the journal is included in the databases of the Institute for Scientific Information.[2] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 1.639, ranking it 37th out of 124 journals in the category "Psychology, Multidisciplinary".[3]


  1. ^ "Abstracting and indexing". Homepage International Journal for the Psychology of Religion. Routledge. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  2. ^ Raymond F. Paloutzian (2010). "ISI and Impact Factor". The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 20 (1): 1. doi:10.1080/10508610903481994. 
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Multidisciplinary". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

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