Fred P. Piercy, PhD, is Professor of Family Therapy and Director, Family Therapy Doctoral Program, Department of Child Development and Family Studies, Family Research Insitute, 525 Russell Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907.
DIFFICULT JOURNAL ARTICLE REJECTIONS AMONG PROLIFIC FAMILY THERAPISTS: A QUALITATIVE CRITICAL INCIDENT STUDY
Article first published online: 8 JUN 2007
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy
Volume 20, Issue 3, pages 231–245, July 1994
How to Cite
Piercy, F. P., Moon, S. M. and Bischof, G. P. (1994), DIFFICULT JOURNAL ARTICLE REJECTIONS AMONG PROLIFIC FAMILY THERAPISTS: A QUALITATIVE CRITICAL INCIDENT STUDY. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 20: 231–245. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.1994.tb00113.x
Sidney M. Moon, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology and Research, Department of Educational Studies, and Director of Research and Evaluation, Gifted Education Resource Institute, Purdue University, 1446 LAEB, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1446.
Gary P. Bischof, MS, is an Intern, University of Rochester/Highland Hospital, Department of Family Medicine, 885 South Avenue Rochester, NY 14620.
We would like to acknowledge the help of Carolyn Tubbs, MS, in the initial stages of data analysis.
- Issue published online: 8 JUN 2007
- Article first published online: 8 JUN 2007
This qualitative cirtical incident study examines the reactions and coping strategies of prolific family therapy scholars to difficult journal article rejections. Participants provide suggestions for ways to increase the likelihood of publication and to decrease the negative effects of journal article rejection. We discuss the implications of this investigations for the socialization of young professionals, the improvement of the journal review process, and the study of professional issues in family therapy.