Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

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Professional Psychology: Research and Practice
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Edited byRonald T. Brown
Publication details
Former name(s)
Professional Psychology
1.610 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Prof. Psychol.: Res. Pract.
NLMProf Psychol Res Pr
ISSN0735-7028 (print)
1939-1323 (web)

The Professional Psychology: Research and Practice is a peer-reviewed, English language journal published six times per year by the American Psychological Association (APA). The journal "publishes conceptual and data-based articles on the issues and methods involved in the practice of psychology. Topics encompass a broad range, including health psychology, community psychology, family psychology, forensic psychology, and clinical neuropsychology".[1] The editor-in-chief is Ronald T. Brown (University of North Texas at Dallas).

First published in 1970, as Professional Psychology, the name of the journal was extended to Professional Psychology: Research and Practice in 1983.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 1.610, ranking it 51st out of 135 journals in the category "Psychology, Multidisciplinary".[2]


  1. ^ Journal description (Feb. 2, 2009)
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Multidisciplinary". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018. Retrieved 2017-08-26.