Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The IJPE is an International Journal Psychology. We publish empirical and theoretical articles, as well as articles dedicated to dynamic psychology applied to the human sciences, focusing on the model of relational psychoanalysis.

Being a "scientific space", its primary aim is to publish interdisciplinary psychological research focused on: Developmental and Educational psychology, Social psychology, Pedagogy and Special Pedagogy.

Contributions from these fields are highly considered:

  1. Clinical studies
  2. Psychopathology and psychotherapy
  3. Studies in clinical and experimental psychology
  4. Psychoanalysis and group-analysis
  5. Health psychology
  6. Psychology of Art
  7. Psychology of Religion
  8. Qualitative and quantitative research and new research findings


Section Policies


I contributi per questa sezione non devono avere più di 60.000 battute (spazi inclusi)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Special Issue

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


I contributi per questa sezione non devono avere più di 5.000 battute  (spazi inclusi)

Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The author who will submit their contributions to the journal will have to register in the restricted area of the site. The Editor will submit the proposed article to two reviewers (in double-blind), specialized in the field.
The reviewers will have 5 weeks to present their response to the Editor.


Publication Frequency

Twice a year, published in June and December.


Open Access Policy

IJPE allows anyone to download, reuse, re-print, modify, distribute and/or copy the final version of the papers. The works must be properly attributed to its author(s). It is not necessary to ask further permissions both to author(s) or journal board, although you are kindly requested to inform the Journal Board for every reuse of the papers. (BOAI – Budapest Open Access Initiative’s definition of Open Access)



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Indexing Services and Ranking

The journal is indexed by: list of scientific journals of "Agenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del Sistema Universitario e della Ricerca" (ANVUR) area 11 e area 14; "Catalogo italiano dei periodici" (ACNP); Google ScholarDirectory Open Access Journals (DOAJ)