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Open Access Clinical psychology Journals

A list of Open Access Clinical psychology journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Clinical psychology is integration of science and clinical knowledge for the purpose of relieving psychologically based dysfunction

Open Access journals publish papers that are free to the reader to download. OA papers have undergone peer review and are not more or less stringent than papers in closed journals — the main difference is in the business model.

Hopefully this list of Clinical psychology Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Clinical psychology manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Clinical psychology journals in our list.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Clinical psychology journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Clinical psychology journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Clinical psychology venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Clinical psychology journals in this list are indexed in
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Open Access Clinical psychology Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Journal of eating disorders2050-2974Springer Nature34596091.9Website
Practice in Clinical Psychology2423-5822Negah Scientific Publisher36156291.4
Borderline personality disorder and emotion dysregulation2051-6673Springer Nature186242090.9Website
Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology1735-4315Negah Scientific Publisher968214980.4
European Journal of Psychotraumatology2000-818XTaylor & Francis247107072.9Website
European Journal of Psychotraumatology2000-8066Taylor & Francis13091915172.9Website
Sexual offending2699-8440PsychOpen GOLD Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID)33972.7Website
BMC Psychology2050-7283Springer Nature914773871Website
Journal of Korean Academy of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing1225-8482The Korean Academy of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing666245571
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health1753-2000Springer Nature7441626170.4Website
Journal of Experimental Psychopathology2043-8087SAGE394383370.3Website
Korean journal of health psychology1229-070XKorean Health Psychological Association966200969.4
Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research2146-9490ScopeMed25813968.2Website
Journal of affective disorders reports2666-9153Elsevier38360167.6Website
Advances in Psychiatry2314-7768Hindawi Limited2416266.7
Health psychology open2055-1029SAGE298245264.8Website
Internet interventions2214-7829Elsevier261114664.4Website
Journal of behavioral addictions2062-5871Akademiai Kiado Zrt.8502108564.2
Iranian Journal of Psychiatry1735-4587Knowledge E699306964.1Website
Psychiatry Research Communications2772-5987Elsevier612363.9Website
Insights on the depression and anxiety2640-2882Heighten Science Publications Corporation24862.5
Schizophrenia Research: Cognition2215-0013Elsevier257221561.9Website
Iranian journal of psychiatry and behavioral sciences1735-8639Kowsar Medical Institute908280561.9
International Journal of Bipolar Disorders2194-7511Springer Nature294398761.6Website
Personality neuroscience2513-9886Cambridge University Press183861.1Website
Çocuk ve gençlik ruh sağlığı dergisi1301-3904ScopeMed641260.9Website
Journal of psychology, neuropsychiatric disorders and brain stimulation2474-5073Elyns Group LLC5860
soa.cheongsonyeonjeongsinuihak1225-729XKorean Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry35370459.2
BMC Psychiatry1471-244XSpringer Nature570213114859.1Website
Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology2245-8875Exeley, Inc.16543358.8Website
European journal of counselling psychology2195-7614The European Association of Counselling Psychology9141158.2Website
Psychiatry international2673-5318MDPI AG628058.1Website
Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy2237-6089EDITORA SCIENTIFIC522295357.7Website
Comprehensive Psychiatry0010-440XElsevier638915841957.6Website
Biopsychosocial Medicine1751-0759Springer Nature387586556.6Website
روانشناسی و روانپزشکی شناخت2476-2962Armenian Green Publishing Co.2545155.5Website
Middle East Current Psychiatry2090-5408Springer Nature48377755.5Website
THE KOREAN JOURNAL OF STRESS RESEARCH1225-665XKorean Society of Stress Medicine58787655.4Website
International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research1049-8931Wiley10064542755.4Website
Chronic stress2470-5470SAGE143163955.2Website
Research in psychotherapy2239-8031PAGEPress Publications27680555.1Website
Clinical psychology in Europe2625-3410PsychOpen GOLD Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID)12830654.7Website
Depression Research and Treatment2090-1321Hindawi Limited276416854.7Website
Asian journal of sport and exercise psychology2667-2391Elsevier361552.8Website
Open Journal of Medical Psychology2165-9370Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.18454252.7
Clinical Practice & Epidemiology in Mental Health1745-0179Bentham Science5041140952.6
Psychiatry Investigation1738-3684Korean Neuropsychiatric Association14361537452.2
International journal of psychology & behavior analysis2455-3867Graphy Publications769351.3
Frontiers in Psychiatry1664-0640Frontiers Media SA91438688951.1Website
Open Journal of Psychiatry2161-7325Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.397119050.6
The psychologist2184-3317Ordem dos Psicologos Portugueses201450
Current Issues in Personality Psychology2353-561X28445949.6Website
JMIR mental health2368-7959JMIR Publications Inc.8211360749.5Website
The Korean Journal of Woman Psychology1229-0726The Korean Society for Woman Psychology49581949.3
Addictive Behaviors Reports2352-8532Elsevier449387549.2Website
تحول روانشناختی کودک2423-3552Armenian Green Publishing Co.2124249.1
Turkish journal of psychiatry1300-2163Turkish Association of Nervous and Mental Health1024598649.1
Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy2161-0487OMICS Publishing Group81282748.9
International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology1697-2600Elsevier7271637348.4Website
Acta Psychopathologica2469-6676OMICS Publishing Group18022348.3
The Professional Counselor2164-3989The Professional Counselor at the National Board for Certified Counselors7710748.1
Open journal of depression2169-9658Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.9433747.9
JCPP advances2692-9384Wiley9416247.9Website
Clinical depression2572-0791OMICS Publishing Group443647.7
Annals of psychiatry and treatment2640-8031Peertechz Publications Private Limited429447.6
Psychology Research and Behavior Management1179-1578Dove Medical Press943825847.1Website
African journal of drug and alcohol studies1531-4065African Journals Online14846945.9
Psychiatry journal2314-4327Hindawi Limited173153345.7Website
Imsang misul simni yeon-gu2234-2982The Child Developmental Supporting Center511645.1
Substance abuse1178-2218SAGE307220445Website
International journal of psychology and behavioral sciences2163-1948Scientific and Academic Publishing420113245
International Journal of School Health2345-5152Kowsar Medical Institute23020444.8Website
Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine2164-2850Taylor & Francis317263544.8Website
Health Psychology Research2420-8124242135844.6Website
Ssm - Mental Health2666-5603Elsevier1287144.5Website
Health Psychology Report2353-557129683744.3Website
Humanitas1693-7236Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Kampus 3431844.2Website
Psychiatry and clinical psychopharmacology2475-0581AVES Publishing Co.37190844.2Website
Social health and behavior2589-9767Medknow Publications6456943.8Website
Peshawar journal of psychology and behavioral sciences2415-6779Islamia College Peshawar - Department of Psychology731943.8Website
European Psychiatry0924-9338Cambridge University Press3138110360843.6Website
Korea Journal of Counseling1598-2068Korean Counseling Association2106239843.6
Autism Research and Treatment2090-1933Hindawi Limited139324943.2Website
Avicenna journal of neuropsychophysiology2383-2436DoNotEdit13914443.2
Journal of integrative psychology and therapeutics2054-4723Herbert Publications75742.9
Archives of depression and anxiety2455-5460Peertechz Publications Private Limited7512242.7
Islamic Guidance and Counseling Journal2614-1566Institut Agama Islam Ma arif NU (IAIMNU) Metro Lampung541242.6Website
Psychology, community & health2182-438XPsychOpen GOLD Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID)16046342.5Website
Mental Illness2036-7457Emerald (MCB UP)26885442.5Website
Schizophrenia Research and Treatment2090-2093Hindawi Limited126239242.1Website
Cogent psychology2331-1908Taylor & Francis613262742.1Website
Social behavior research and health2538-4813481041.7Website
Psihijatrija danas0350-2538Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science30315741.6Website
Journal of psychological research2630-5143Bilingual Publishing Co.771441.6
Social Inquiry intoWell-being2351-6682Mykolas Romeris University298441.4
Clinical medicine insights1179-5573SAGE3910541
Journal of Muslim Mental Health1556-4908University of Michigan Library229260741Website
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes1477-7525Springer Nature330711352440.9Website
Comprehensive psychoneuroendocrinology2666-4976Elsevier14015140.7Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access refers to free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. Any kind of digital content can be open access, from texts and data to software, audio, and video.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
Relevance is used to quantify the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, “Brain Stimulation” has a relevance of “24” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it is somewhat related to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
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