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SAGE Clinical Psychology News

Welcome to SAGE Clinical Psychology News. Register for free access to all SAGE journals in Psychology, and read on to discover impactful research from the leading journals in psychology including new special issues and noteworthy articles. Don’t forget to keep up-to-date with the latest calls for papers and submit your manuscript to our journals!

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Special Issues



The August Special Issue of Autism was designed to showcase the exciting range of work on the characteristics and experiences of girls and women on the autism spectrum, with a particular emphasis on work of direct clinical relevance. 

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Journal News


Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology

SAGE announces the search of a new Editor for the Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. We are currently accepting editor applications for a three-year term commencing January 1st, 2018. 

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The 40th European Conference on Visual Perception took place at the end of August. Browse the archive of Abstracts and Lectures from previous ECVP conferences published in Perception.

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Autism now automatically sends NIH funded articles to be archived with PubMed. Read the Submission Guidelines for more information.

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Journal of Human Lactation

Check out these two latest articles from Journal of Human Lactation, “The Role of Social-Cognitive and Emotional Factors on Exclusive Breastfeeding Duration” and “Using a Music Video Parody to Promote Breastfeeding and Increase Confort Levels Among Young Adults.” These articles discuss whether social-cognitive variables, fear, regret, and self-concious emotions predict infant-feeding choice and if a music video parody promoting breastfeeding is perceived by young adults to be an effective means of increasing comfort levels with breastfeeding.  

Noteworthy Articles 


Health psychology: It’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it by Charlotte Emma Hilton and Lynne Halley Johnston


Distress Tolerance Treatment for Weight Concern in Smoking Cessation Among Women: The WE QUIT Pilot Study by Erika Litvin Bloom, Rena R. Wing, Christopher W. Kahler, J. Kevin Thompson, Sari Meltzer, Jacki Hecht, Haruka Minami, Lawrence H. Price, and Richard A. Brown


The Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale 25–Parent Version: Scale Development and Validation in a School-Based and Clinical Sample by Chad Ebesutani, Priya Korathu-Larson, Brad J. Nakamura, Charmaine Higa-McMillan, and Bruce Chorpita


Residential staff responses to adolescent self-harm: The helpful and unhelpful by Dan R Johnson, Kirstin Ferguson, and Jennifer Copley


Calls for Papers 


Health Psychology Open

Health Psychology Open is an international, open access, peer-reviewed, online-only journal providing rapid publication that aims to support and help shape research in health psychology from around the world. Reports of systematic reviews, in-depth theoretical papers, methodological papers and qualitative studies are welcomed.

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Clinical EEG and Neuroscience

The goal of Clinical EEG and Neuroscience is to convey clinically relevant research and development in electroencephalography and neuroscience. Original articles on any aspect of clinical EEG or related work in allied fields are invited for publication.

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Clinical Psychological Science

Clinical Psychological Science publishes advances in clinical science and provides a venue for cutting-edge research across a wide range of conceptual views, approaches, and topics. Read this recent article and consider submitting your research for future publication.

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Upcoming Conferences 

1st Pan-African Psychology Congress

The Pan-African Psychology Union (PAPU) and the Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA), together with PAPU members in Africa, look forward to hosting the first-ever continental psychology congress with Invited Address, Symposia, Oral Presentations, Posters and Pre-Conference Workshops.

September 18–21, 2017
Durban, South Africa

International Conference on Basic and Clinical Multimodal Imaging

The BaCI Conference, which is a joint meeting of ECNS, ISBET, ISFSI and ISNIP, will take place in Bern, Switzerland. The meeting targets clinicians and researchers with interest in neurobehavioral disorders, including neuroscientists, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and Biomedical and Electrical engineers.

August 29–September 2, 2017
Bern, Switzerland




Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice

Dean Mike Klag on global autism research: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Dean Michael J. Klag speaks about the importance of global autism research and a Special Edition of the journal Autism, co-edited by Li-Ching Lee, PhD, of the Wendy Klag Center.

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