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The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context

The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context, the official journal of the Sociedad Española de Psicología Jurídica y Forense [Spanish Society of Forensic Psychology] and the Asociación Iberoamericana de Justicia Terapéutica [Latin-American Association of Therapeutic Jurisprudence] edited by these associations and Colegio Oficial de la Psicología de Madrid [Madrid Regional Association of Psychology]. It publishes unpublished empirical articles and meta-analytic reviews of topics dealing with psychology and law (e.g., legal decision making, eyewitness). Papers addressing both the inquisitorial and the adversarial legal systems will be welcome as well as papers based on concrete laws of a European or Latin-American country. Neither the Editors nor the Publishers will accept responsibility for the views or statements expressed by the authors. The journal is aimed at researchers, academics and professionals in Psychology, Law, Social Work, Forensic Sciences, Educators and, in general, people related with Social Sciences and the Law.

The manuscripts will be reviewed by two blind referees. The reviews are anonymous for authors and reviewers. Author identities will be removed before sending out a manuscript to the reviewers.

Authors are not charged any fees or charges for manuscript processing and/or publishing in the journal.

Editor-in-chief: Ramón Arce


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Impact Factor (2021): 9.850 (Q1: Law and Psychology, multidiscipinary)

Journal Citation Reports: 1/154 (Law) and 10/147 (Psychology, multidisciplinary)

CiteScore 2021 = 13.8 (Rank: Q1, 3/801, P99 category "Law)




ISSN: 1889-1861

E- ISSN: ISSN: 1989-4007


The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context makes use of DOI, the international code allowing reliable and consistent access to content at any moment.


Works that are published in this journal are subject to the following terms:

1) Colegio Oficial de la Psicología de Madrid, as Publisher,  retains the proprietary rights (copyright) of published works, and favors and allows the reuse of the same under the license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. ©Colegio Oficial de la Psicología de Madrid.

2) The works are published in the online edition of the journal under a license Creative Commons Atribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivates 4.0 The articles may be copied, used, disseminated, provided that:

  • Atribution: Cite the authorship and the original source of the publication (journal, publisher, URL and DOI of the work).
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  • NoDerivates: If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.
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Vol. 14. Num. 2. July 2022. Pages 53-111    

The Effect of Using Countermeasures in Interpreter-Absent and Interpreter-Present Interviews

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Aldert Vrij, Sharon Leal, Haneen Deeb, Claudia Castro, Ronald P. Fisher, Samantha Mann, Eunkyung Jo, and Nael H. Alami

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Self-report Measures for Symptom Validity Assessment in Whiplash-associated Disorders

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David Pina, Esteban Puente-López, José Antonio Ruiz-Hernández, Bartolomé Llor-Esteban, and Luis E. Aguerrevere

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The Influence of Clinician Gender and Attitudes on Judgments Related to Forensic Considerations in ICD-11 Paraphilic Disorders: An Internet-based Field Study

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Ana Fresán, Jared W. Keeley, José Ángel García, J. Nicolás Martínez, Rebeca Robles, Tecelli Domínguez, María Elena Medina-Mora, Peer Briken, Richard B. Krueger, Michael B. First, Geoffrey M. Reed

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Contribution of Brain Cortical Features to the Psychological Risk Profile of Juvenile Offenders

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Iván Padrón, Daylin Góngora, Iván Moreno, María José Rodrigo, and Ana M. Martín

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Dyadic Analysis of Emotional Intimate Partner Violence: An Estimation of Dyadic Patterns and Influencing Individual, Family, and Couple Factors

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Joel Juarros-Basterretxea, Nadia Y. Ocampo, Juan Herrero, and Francisco J. Rodríguez-Díaz

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