European Journal of Psychotraumatology
A peer-reviewed open access journal owned by the European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS)
The European Journal of Psychotraumatology engages scholars, clinicians and researchers in the understanding, prevention and treatment of stress and trauma.
EJPT seeks contributions from a diverse range of academics and practitioners that are innovative, unconventional and move the field forward.
Articles exploring Clinical or Interventions Research, Integrative Approaches, Community programs or Neurobiology are welcomed; an exhaustive list can be found in the Aims and Scope.
As the official journal of the European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS), EJPT shares in their mission to advance and disseminate scientific knowledge about traumatic stress.
All research articles undergo strict peer review with the final version published open access on Taylor & Francis Online, representing the ESTSS’ stand on free accessibility of research to the wider community.
Why publish with EJPT?
- Increase your readership
As EJPT is an open access journal, your article will be published online for anyone to find, read and share, immediately increasing your audience.
- Influence policy
EJPT is published in association with the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, a non-commercial organisation which contributes to public policy across Europe.
- Choose quality
Indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index, the journal has a 2017 Impact Factor of 4.209, up 0.931 on 2016.
- Have your work seen
EJPT is also indexed in a number of other databases, including the DOAJ, PubMed Central and SCOPUS, increasing the visibility of your research in the right places.
How to submit
Please submit your article via Editorial Manager. If you haven't submitted a paper to this journal before, you will need to create an account in the submission centre. Please note that manuscripts are published in English only however we encourage authors to also submit in their local language, which will be included as supplementary material.
Authors may submit their paper in any scholarly format or layout and as single or multiple files. These can be Word, rich text format (rtf), open document format (odt), or PDF files. Figures and tables can be placed within the text or submitted as separate documents.
Article types, word limits and a checklist for what to include in your submission can be found under the Instructions for Authors.
All submissions for Special Issues should also be submitted via Editorial Manager, before the specified deadline.
Special issues are curated by the editorial board and various guest editors on topical and important issues in the field of psychotraumatology. Call-for-papers information about existing special issues can be found on this page. Previous special issues can be found here.
Sleep, Circadian System and Traumatic Stress - 15 October 2019
Complementary and integrative interventions for PTSD - 15 October 2019
Trauma and Trauma Sequelae in the Elderly - 15 October 2019
Integrating and evaluating sex and gender in psychotrauma research - 15 October 2019
Trauma and Trauma Sequelae in the Elderly
Complementary and integrative interventions for PTSD
Integrating and evaluating sex and gender in psychotrauma research
Sleep, Circadian System and Traumatic Stress
Prof. Dr. Miranda Olff, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Department of Psychiatry, Amsterdam Neuroscience and Arq Psychotrauma Expert Group, The Netherlands