About the Journal

The Nigerian Journal of Clinical Psychology is an international forum for the publishing of double-blind peer-reviewed original papers both on applied and basic research related to clinical psychologists' work in academic, forensic, medical/health, military, and general settings with clients and people from all walks of life. It presents in-depth analyses of clinical psychology-related issues.

  • Psychopathology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Behavioural medicine
  • Community mental health
  • Forensic psychology
  • Neuroscience
  • Rehabilitation
  • Medical and health psychology
  • Assessment
  • Counselling
  • and Child development

are among the topics covered in the papers. Papers should be cutting-edge and contribute to the advancement of clinical psychology science and/or practise. Reviews of other areas, such as psychophysiology, experimental psychopathology, Industrial & Organisational psychology, Developmental psychology and social psychology, frequently appear if they have a demonstrable relevance to clinical psychology research or practise. In addition, qualitative systematic reviews and brief reports of innovative active clinical research initiatives are published on occasion. In the various fields listed above, the journal accepts original scientific papers, experimental and case studies using qualitative, quantitative, or mixed method designs. The Journal is published 2 times a year and a special issue/conference proceeding is published once in a year.