About Journal

Journal of Applied Psychology (J Appl Psychol) is a double-blind peer-reviewed quarterly journal published by Shahid Beheshti University which publish original full-length articles, reviews, and letters pertinent to the related fields of applied psychology.

Journal Abbreviation: Appl Psychol

Journal Acronym: APSY

Print ISSN: 2322-4150

Electronic ISSN: 2252-0317

Director-in-Charge: Mahmood Heidari, PhD.

Editor-in-Chief: Vahid Nejati, PhD.

Aims and Scope

The Journal of Applied Psychology (Appl Psychol), established in 2007, is a double-blind peer-reviewed quarterly journal, owned, managed & published by Shahid Beheshti University. The journal publishes original research articles that lead to the novel knowledge, innovation and understanding of the field of applied psychology. The major fields of specialization in the journal encompass clinical, educational, social, health, laboratory, and industrial aspects of psychology. The journal scope includes but not restricted to, the following areas:

  • Clinical disorders, counseling and psychotherapy
  • Individual differences in ability, personality, and other characteristics
  • Cognitive, motivational, emotional, psychological and neuropsychological
  • Health, stress, health and well-being
  • Intercultural differences and diversity in behavior and attitudes
  • Family, marriage, parenting practices
  • Testing, training, learning and skills acquisition
  • Creativity, innovation, and adaptation

Journal of Applied Psychology is accredited by the Scientific Publications Commission of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. The journal has been ranked as Grade A in the latest evaluation  of science, research and technology.


The journal is published in Persian, with abstracts provided in English.

Publication Frequency

The Journal of Applied Psychology is published quarterly.


1. Open Access Policy

To make freely public accessibility to research with the aim of greater global exchange of knowledge, this journal provides open access to its published articles.

2. Copyright Notice

Authors of the published articles in this journal retain the copyright of their articles and will be able to archive pre-print, post-print, and publisher's versions.

All Articles published in the are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

3. Archiving

In addition to indexing database, this journal utilizes digital archive to guarantee long-term digital preservation and restoration. Some of them, can be find here.

Article Processing Charges (APC)

Shahid Beheshti University is supporting most of the publishing costs of the Applied Psychology. However, to fullfill the remained part of publications fees, the journal asks authors Submission Fee & Article Processing Charge (APC) which could be found here.


Journal of Applied Psychology is published as an open access electronic journal, so there is no subscription fee for audiences.


According to Applied Psychology & its publisher & owner, Shahid Beheshti University, we don't accept advertisement in any case.


Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.

Sources of Support

Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.

Contact Information

Address: Journal of Applied Psychology, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University, Evin, Tehran, Iran.
Postal Code: 1983963113    

Phone and Fax: +98 (021) 29905340
E-mail: apsy@sbu.ac.ir