Special Issues - Targeted Information from APA Journals
Recent Special Issues
Qualitative Research in Health Psychology
Special issue of the APA journal Health Psychology, Vol. 34, No. 4, April 2015. The issue showcases a range of qualitative research projects conducted by health psychologists with a view to promoting greater uptake and development of qualitative research methods in the field.
Special issue of the APA journals Psychological Methods, Vol. 20, No. 1, March 2015. Includes articles about methods, models, and data analysis in longitudinal studies.
The Science of Sleep
Special issue of the APA journal Translational Issues in Psychological Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, March 2015. Includes articles about sleep and its interaction with and impact on mental and physical health problems; employee behavior and productivity; education; and memory and cognition.
Personality Disorders and Psychotherapy Integration
Special issue of APA's Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, Vol. 25, No. 1, March 2015. The issue was devised to improve understanding of the therapeutic factors involved in successful outcomes in treating patients with personality disorders.
Special issue of the APA/CPA journal Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, Vol. 69, No. 1, March 2015. Includes articles about short-term memory, working memory, and primary memory.
Cancer and Psychology
Special issue of the APA journal American Psychologist, Vol. 70, No. 2, February–March 2015. The articles review the contributions of psychological science to cancer research, screening, medical adherence, prevention and quality of life, among other related topics.
Psychology and Human Rights
Special issue of the APA journal Peace and Conflict, Vol. 21, No. 1, February 2015. Includes articles about attitudes to human rights, human rights in cultural and political contexts, and human rights in the practice of psychology and professional work of psychologists.
Gender Stereotypes in the Media
Special issue of the APA journal Psychology of Popular Media Culture, Vol. 4, No. 1, January 2015. Includes articles about female stereotypes in TV, movies, video games, and music.
Special issue of the APA journal Couple and Family Psychology, Vol. 3, No. 4, December 2014. Includes articles about the implications of either partners' commitment uncertainty on marital or relationship therapy.
The Physics of Leadership and Organizational Structure
Special issue of APA's Consulting Psychology Journal, Vol. 66, No. 4, December 2014. The issue has a focal articles that presents a thermodynamic model of leadership and organizational behavior, followed by eight commentaries.
Research on Psychological Issues and Interventions for Military Personnel, Veterans, and Their Families
Special issue of the APA journal Professional Psychology, Vol. 45, No. 6, December 2014. Includes articles about provision of care, working with gender-sensitive issues and sexual–gender minority veterans, effects of deployment on spouses and children, and assessment and treatment interventions.
Innovations in Addressing Mental Health Care Disparities
Special issue of the APA journal Psychological Services, Vol. 11, No. 4, November 2014. Includes articles about mental health care disparities in various population groups and disorders.
Psychology and New Technologies / La psychologie et les nouvelles technologies
Special issue of the APA/CPA journal Canadian Psychology, Vol. 55, No. 4, November 2014. Includes articles about digital cognitive behavior therapy, online data collection, mobile apps, and standards in telepsychology.
Aging and Its Comorbidities
Special issue of the APA journal Neuropsychology, Vol. 28, No. 6, November 2014. Includes articles about cognitive functioning in older adults and aging-related disorders that impact cognitive functioning.