Journal info (provided by editor)

% accepted last year
22% accepted
% immediately rejected last year
15% imm. rejected
Articles published last year
80 articles
Manuscripts received last year
430 manuscripts
Open access status
Manuscript handling fee

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Aims and Scope

Assessment publishes articles advancing clinical assessment science and practice. The emphasis of this journal is on publication of information of relevance to the use of assessment measures, including test development, validation, and interpretation practices. The scope of the journal includes research that can inform assessment practices in mental health, forensic, medical, and other applied settings. Papers that focus on the assessment of cognitive and neuropsychological functioning, personality, and psychopathology are invited. Papers focusing on a) new assessment methodologies and techniques, b) how assessment methods and research inform understanding of major issues in clinical psychology, and c) multi-method assessment research are of interest.

Latest review

First review round: 16.4 weeks. Overall rating: 0 (very bad). Outcome: Rejected.

Unetical and bad practices: lack of respect for the reviewer who accepted our modified version. Here is his/her only comment: Reviewer’s Comments to Author: Reviewer: 1. 1. The authors did well in addressing the reviewer's request for clarification and including a more recent and relevant discussion of the gaps in the literature. Further, the authors adequately addressed questions on statistical analyses and methodology.