Mission statement and objectives
The scope of International Journal of Psychology: A Biopsychosocial Approach is to study the phenomena of human mental processes and behaviour, based on the viewpoint that both mind and behaviour originate, develop and function due to close interaction of biological and psychological factors with social environment. Such holistic understanding of mental phenomena as well as human behaviour stresses the necessity of integration of different branches of science. Therefore, the priority will be given to the topics, analysing psychological issues within the broader context, including biological, psychological, and social aspects.
International Journal of Psychology: A Biopsychosocial Approach encourages discussions between scientists and academic communities of Lithuania, USA and other countries, strives for collaboration of scientists, representing various scientific fields and branches, in order to promote the development of Psychology, and to expand practical implementation possibilities enabling to find the most appropriate solution of problems faced both by the individual and the community within the rapidly changing social milieu.
The authors are encouraged to submit original empirical as well as theoretical articles, with diverse methodology and methods of statistical analysis, which would expand the knowledge in the field of Psychology, and (or) have importance for practical psychologists.
International Journal of Psychology: A Biopsychosocial Approach has two sections: one is designed for peer reviewed theoretical and empirical research, and the other is for publishing articles of practical psychologists, selected articles of psychology students, book reviews, dissemination of information about ongoing projects, scheduled conferences and other relevant events. Manuscripts are submitted in English. The journal is published twice a year. The journal is freely accessed on the internet.
Since 2008 the Journal is referred in the Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory. Since 2008 the Journal is indexed in the Index Copernicus database and Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL). Since 2009 in EBSCO Academic Search Complete and LITUANISTICA databases. Since 2010 the Journal is added to PsycINFO Journal Coverage List.