Actualidades en Psicología ISSN Impreso: 0258-6444 ISSN electrónico: 2215-3535


Actualidades en Psicología

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Vol. 36 No. 133 (2022)
Published July 26, 2022


Actualidades en Psicología (AP) is an official publication of the University of Costa Rica sponsored by the Psychological Research Institute (IIP, for its initials in Spanish), an entity belonging to the same university. Its objective is to promote scientific production in all fields of psychological science and associated fields, which is achieved via the publication of original and unpublished articles that present results of empirical research, mixed studies, methodological contributions, narrative states of the art, meta-analyses and literature reviews. This freely accessible journal is aimed primarily at students and professionals in the area of psychology and related sciences. The journal publishes in Spanish, English and Portuguese. The journal has been published continuously since 2018; i.e., article are published one at the time until the complete issue is compiled (issue closings are held in June and December).

The journal’s call for papers is likewise open and permanent; thus, authors are welcome to submit their manuscripts throughout the year.  The submissions should reflect the guidance provided under “Authors Guidelines.” Submission, revision and processing of manuscripts is free of charge.

The  journal is interested in original research contributions to the psychological sciences, which must respect and adhere to the highest ethical and scientific rules. Current Trends in Psychology seeks to encourage scientific investigation, to promote the discussion of relevant ideas for psychological sciences, and to disseminate professional and academic information relevant to the discipline.

The journal currently ranks high in the UCRIndex. Furthermore, it is indexed in:

  • PsycINFO, the American Psychological Association database
  • SCIELO, Scientific Electronic Library Online-Brazil
  • REDALYC, journal network for Latin America, the Caribbean, Portugal and Spain
  • PEPSIC, Electronic Psychology Journals – Brazil
  • DIALNET, Spanish and Latin American journal database
  • DOAJ, Directory of Open Access Journals; Lund University, Sweden
  • LATINDEX, Regional online information system for scientific journals in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal
  • REDIB, Ibero-American Innovation and Scientific Knowledge Network
  • CLASE, Latin American Citations in Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Google Scholar
  • ESCI (Emerging Sources Citation Index)
  • Scopus
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Tamyres Tomaz Paiva, Suiane Magalhães Tavares, Paulo Gregório Nascimento da Silva
Relationships during Quarantine: The Justifications for Supporting Psychological Abuse in Women
PDF (Português (Brasil))
Rislay Carolinne Silva Brito, Sandra Elisa de Assis Freire, Paulo Gregório Nascimento da Silva
COVID Stress Scales (CSS): Psychometric Evidence in the Brazilian Context
PDF (Português (Brasil))
Ricardo Neves Couto, Patricia Nunes da Fonsêca, Jefferson Luiz de Cerqueira Castro, Clara Lohana Cardoso Guimarães, Emerson Diógenes de Medeiros
Coping Strategies Adopted by Health Professionals during the COVID-19 Pandemic
PDF (Português (Brasil))
Bruna de Jesus Lopes, Francisca Maria de Souza Brito Carvalho, Laena Barros Pereira, Marlanne Cristina Silva Sousa, Thaynara Costa Silva
Beliefs about Conjugal Violence: An Explanation from Human Values
PDF (Português (Brasil))
María Emilia Oñate, Belén Mesurado, Lucas Marcelo Rodriguez
Daily Spiritual Experiences Scale Psychometric Analysis among Argentinian Adolescents and Young Adults
PDF (Español (España))
Ana García Coni, Lucía Belén Saldi, Clara Villarramos, María Laura Andrés, Lorena Canet Juric
The Role Of Growth Mindset In Elementary School Children’s Performance
PDF (Español (España))
Samanta Leiva, Paula Caamaño, Lucía Bacigalupe
Factors Affecting Social Participation in Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review
PDF (Español (España))
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