Focus & Scope

 Gadjah Mada Journal of Professional Psychology (GamaJPP) publishes articles on the application of psychology, including the scientific underpinnings of the profession of psychology.  All articles for this journal should have clearly stated implications for practicing psychologists; it is recommended that these implications be mentioned in the abstract and discussion section.

Examples of topics for which this journal is an appropriate outlet include, but are not limited to:

  •  Psychological practice activities or psychologists in their common professional activities such as assessment, therapy, supervision, consultation, research, advocacy, etc.
  •  State-of-the-art literature reviews of research on specific psychological disorders  or problems in living specifically written so as to draw out the implications for prevention, assessment, or intervention
  • Research and theory on legal, ethical, or public policy issues as they affect the practice of psychology
  • Advances in applications from such fields as health psychology; community psychology; broadly-defined diversity, clinical psychology; neuropsychology; family psychology; forensic psychology; educational psychology; I/O psychology; and other general and specialty areas
  • Evidence-based practice and standards of professional practice and delivery of services in a variety of contexts—industries, institutions, educations, and other organizations.

The journal publishes high quality qualitative and quantitative research.