Journal of Psychological Abnormalities

ISSN - 2471-9900

About the Journal

Abnormal psychology is one of the branches of science that deals with studying any abnormal patterns in behavioural/emotional, thought procesess. The journal strives to encourage the development and to apply psychology in a broad sense, to provide an Open Access platform for researchers to share their expertise/knowledge in the respective field thereby benefiting the society to help and improve peoples lives. The scope of the journal includes areas like behavior, abnormal psychology, behavioural trends etc. The editorial office promises a strict peer review process for the submitted manuscripts for the quality of publishing.

Journal of Psychological Abnormalities is an Open Access journal that aims at publishing the most complete and novel research round the globe from reliable sources of information on discoveries and current developments in the form of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in all areas of the field and making them freely available online without any restrictions or subscriptions to researchers worldwide. The journal uses an Editorial Tracking System for quality in review process. The submitted articles are peer reviewd by the editorial board members of Journal or outside experts; at least two independent reviewers approval, followed by editor approval is required for acceptance of any citable manuscript. Authors may submit manuscripts and track their progress through the EM system, hopefully to publication. Reviewers can download manuscripts and submit their opinions to the editor. Editors manage the whole submission/review/revise/publish process.

Fast Editorial Execution and Review Process (FEE-Review Process):
Journal of Psychological Abnormalities is participating in the Fast Editorial Execution and Review Process (FEE-Review Process) with an additional prepayment of $99 apart from the regular article processing fee. Fast Editorial Execution and Review Process is a special service for the article that enables it to get a faster response in the pre-review stage from the handling editor as well as a review from the reviewer. An author can get a faster response of pre-review maximum in 3 days since submission, and a review process by the reviewer maximum in 5 days, followed by revision/publication in 2 days. If the article gets notified for revision by the handling editor, then it will take another 5 days for external review by the previous reviewer or alternative reviewer.

Acceptance of manuscripts is driven entirely by handling editorial team considerations and independent peer-review, ensuring the highest standards are maintained no matter the route to regular peer-reviewed publication or a fast editorial review process. The handling editor and the article contributor are responsible for adhering to scientific standards. The article FEE-Review process of $99 will not be refunded even if the article is rejected or withdrawn for publication.

The corresponding author or institution/organization is responsible for making the manuscript FEE-Review Process payment. The additional FEE-Review Process payment covers the fast review processing and quick editorial decisions, and regular article publication covers the preparation in various formats for online publication, securing full-text inclusion in a number of permanent archives like HTML, XML, and PDF, and feeding to different indexing agencies.


Articles published in Journal of Psychological Abnormalities have been cited by esteemed scholars and scientists all around the world. Journal of Psychological Abnormalities has got h-index 14 , which means every article in Journal of Psychological Abnormalities has got 14 average citations.

Editorial Board
  • Bei Lyu
    Research Fellow
    University of Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Masumeh Saeidi, MSc, PhD,
    Researcher, Department of Medical Education
    Tehran University of Medical Science, Iran
  • Jennifer Kim Penberthy,
    University of Virginia School of Medicine and Health System, USA
Journal Indexed in:
  • British Library
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Euro Pub
  • Google Scholar
  • Hamdard University
  • International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)
  • Open J Gate
  • Publons
  • RefSeek
  • Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index)