Journal of Adolescence

Journal of Adolescence

An international, broad based, cross-disciplinary journal that addresses issues of professional and academic importance concerning development between puberty and the attainment of adult status within society. It provides a forum for all who are concerned with the nature of adolescence, whether involved in teaching, research, guidance, counseling, treatment, or other services.

The aim of the journal is to encourage research and foster good practice through publishing both empirical and clinical studies as well as integrative reviews and theoretical advances. The Journal of Adolescence is essential reading for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and youth workers in practice, and for university and college faculty in the fields of psychology, sociology, education, criminal justice, and social work.

Research Areas Encompassed:

  • Adolescent development with particular emphasis on personality, social, and emotional functioning
  • Effective coping techniques for the demands of adolescence
  • Disturbances and disorders of adolescence
  • Treatment approaches and other interventions

Publishing frequency: 8 issues a year

Topic Category: 
Adolescent Health
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
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Indexed In: 
Social Sciences Citation Index
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