Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being

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Edited By: Ralf Schwarzer

Impact Factor: 1.757

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 24/76 (Psychology Applied)

Online ISSN: 1758-0854

Associated Title(s): Applied Psychology


Aims and Scope

Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being (AP:HWB) is one of the two official journals of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP), the oldest worldwide association of scholars and practitioners of the discipline of psychology (founded in 1920).

Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being is a peer-reviewed outlet for the scholarly dissemination of scientific findings and practical applications in the domains of health and well-being. Articles are encouraged from all areas of applied psychology including clinical, health, counseling, educational, sport, cross-cultural and environmental psychology. The mission of the journal is to provide readers with outstanding articles that present the latest data and best practices in the application of psychology to the promotion of well-being and optimal functioning.

Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being will publish empirical work, theoretical papers, model intervention programs, case studies, debates, and reviews. Of particular interest are intervention studies (e.g., randomized  controlled trials) and meta-analytic reviews.


Health, well-being, positive psychology, optimal functioning, applied psychology, counseling

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