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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.

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 4 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 3.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 8.3 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 60 days compare →
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Average number of review reports 1.5 compare →
Average number of review rounds 3.0 compare →
Quality of review reports 4.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 4.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 1.5 (range 0-5) compare →

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.