JCPP is a semi-annual online review that promotes high quality academic work and is committed to publishing cutting-edge, provocative, and thoughtful scholarship in the field of clinical psychiatry and psychology. It relies on the contributions of the academics, medical doctors, clinical psychologist, and their students, researchers and other experts working on the field. JCPP is conceived to combine multiple and complementary perspectives on clinical psychiatry and psychology. Our goal is to explore new directions in understanding the complex human experiences as it relates to clinical psychiatry and psychology as well as provide a free access to its readers on latest research in the field.

Each article received for publication enters a thorough selection procedure before being accepted or rejected. All articles under analysis are made anonymous and handed over to two reviewers whose reports shall be synthesized by the editorial team and provide the basis for acceptance or rejection. In both cases the author shall be given immediate notice. Even when an article is accepted, the editorial board reserves the right to ask for changes, both in form and scope. The reviewers benefit of high experience in the specific topics under analysis and in the overall editorial activity. Within the evaluation procedure, there are several factors, both quantitative and qualitative, that are taken into consideration. The main selection criteria are: scientific excellence, originality, novelty and potential interest for the journal’s audience.


JCPP is edited by the Editorial Board at the Pacific University of Sciences and Health. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychology-JCPP is part of an academic and scientific endeavor that aims to build and foster partnerships between experts in clinical psychiatry and clinical psychology through bringing together scientists, decision makers, and academicians who are spread internationally to debate related issues and through creating and maintaining a specialized online based community.

JCPP strives to spread eminent ideas and research information to the scientific community and aims to empower its readers with scientific research information and helps the readers follow the progress in the field. JCPP is also dedicated to preserving all the original, valuable and significant works and promises to the authors and readers that it will keep this knowledge free for the international scientific community.