Aims and Scope

 The aim of the scientific and research based Quarterly Journal of Applied Psychology is two – fold. On the one hand, it aims to promote knowledge and expand research activities in university students as well as members of academic staff, and on the other, to publish scientific research findings which may be used to solve problems in everyday life.

 The era in which we live, is characterized by technologies and complexities causing rapid changes within a developing society which inevitably has caused a variety of problems. Thus, the main mission of this quarterly journal is to publish innovative findings in psychology which may be applicable to different aspects of human life and thus make scientific communication between researchers and interested parties within a national and international level possible.

The Quarterly Journal of Applied Psychology, thus aims to publish manuscripts in a variety of psychological domains with the following characteristics:

  1. Manuscripts should be based upon unique intervention or clinical trials with at least one follow up, producing practical and usable results in solving life problems.
  2. Manuscripts should be based upon unique comparative and / or basic research and should discover themes in which basic research findings are applicable.
  3. Manuscripts should promote knowledge and help to produce specialized psychological knowledge in researchers and within the society at large.
  4. Manuscripts should promote mental health and also help individuals in the prevention of psychological disorders at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
  5. Manuscripts should make possible the exchange of scientific information between researchers and strengthen the movement of knowledge production and its applications in different domains of psychology at national and international levels


Research Areas Articles in the Quarterly Journal of Applied Psychology include the following areas:

1. Clinical disorders, counseling and psychotherapy

2. Individual differences in ability, personality, and other characteristics

3. Cognitive, motivational, emotional, psychological and neuropsychological

4. Health, stress, health and well-being

5. Intercultural differences and diversity in behavior and attitudes

6. Family, marriage, parenting practices

7. Testing, training, learning and skills acquisition

8. Creativity, innovation and adaptation