Journal of Pediatric Psychology

Journal of Pediatric Psychology is the scientific publication of the Society of Pediatric Psychology. As such, the journal publishes articles related to theory, research, and professional practice in pediatric psychology.

The journal publishes papers on a wide variety of topics exploring the relationship between psychological and physical well-being of children, adolescents, and their families including: psychosocial and developmental factors contributing to the etiology, course, treatment, and outcome of pediatric conditions; assessment and treatment of behavioral and emotional concomitants of disease, illness, and developmental disorders; the role of psychology in health care settings; behavioral aspects of pediatric medicine; the promotion of health and health-related behaviors; the prevention of illness and injury among children and youth; and issues related to the training of pediatric psychologists.

The main emphasis of the journal is on original research. Analytical reviews of research, brief scientific reports, scholarly case studies, and comments to the editor will also be considered for publication. Articles are welcomed from authors in psychology and other disciplines serving children and families.

All new submissions can be submitted electronically here, and inquiries regarding potential submissions should be directed to the incoming editor, Grayson Holmbeck.

Journal Submissions

New manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Pediatric Psychology will be handled by the current editor's Editorial Board.

Submissions are welcome at any time.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact the Editor, Grayson Holmbeck.

Editor, Publisher & Editorial Board