Psicothema was founded in Asturias (northern Spain) in 1989, and is published jointly by the Psychology Faculty of the University of Oviedo and the Psychological Association of the Principality of Asturias (Colegio Oficial de Psicólogos del Principado de Asturias).
We currently publish four issues per year, which accounts for some 100 articles annually. We admit work from both the basic and applied research fields, and from all areas of Psychology, all manuscripts being anonymously reviewed prior to publication.

  • Director: Laura E. Gómez Sánchez
  • Frequency:
         February | May | August | November
  • ISSN: 0214-9915
  • Digital Edition:: 1886-144X
  • Address: Ildelfonso Sánchez del Río, 4, 1º B
    33001 Oviedo (Spain)
  • Phone: 985 285 778
  • Fax: 985 281 374

Articles in Press Articles in Press

Internalizing problems in adopted Eastern European adolescents: The role of the informant, early adversity and post-adoption processes. Pablo Carrera, Maite Román, Isabel Cáceres, & Jesús Palacios.

Quality of life and behavioral problems for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and extensive support needs: Deinstitutionalization and independent living. Patricia Navas, Laura Esteban, Víctor Arias, & Miguel Ángel Verdugo.

Mental health in doctoral students: Individual, academic, and organizational predictors. Francisco J. Estupiñá, Álvaro Santalla, Maider Prieto-Vila, Ana Sanz, & Cristina Larroy.

Combined effects of early life stress and prolonged exposure to western diet on emotional responses and gut microbiota. Isabel López-Taboada, Silvia Arboleya, Saúl Sal-Sarria, Miguel Gueimonde, Héctor González-Pardo, & Nélida M. Conejo.

Enhancing content validity assessment with Item Response Theory modeling. Rodrigo Schames Kreitchmann, Pablo Nájera, Susana Sanz, & Miguel Ángel Sorrel.

Validity and reliability evidence and norms for the Spanish version of the Sexual Inhibition/Sexual Excitation Scales-Short Form. Juan Carlos Sierra, Oscar Cervilla, Ana Álvarez-Muelas, & María del Mar Sánchez-Fuentes.

Evidence of validity and reliability for the Spanish version of the Self-Identified Stage of Recovery. Hernán María Sampietro, Maite Barrios, Ángela I. Berrío, J. Emilio Rojo, Georgina Guilera, & Juana Gómez-Benito.

Spanish adaptation of the Mentalization Questionnaire (MZQ) in community adolescents and adults. Jacqueline Nonweiler, Eduardo Doval, Neus Barrantes-Vidal, & Sergi Ballespí.

Psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the Parental Feeding Style Questionnaire. Irene Martínez-Hernández, Marina Olmos-Soria, Eduardo Fonseca-Pedrero, María Dolores Hidalgo, & Ana V. Valero-García.

The Spanish Short Dark Tetrad (SD4): Association with personality and psychological problems. Jordi Ortet-Walker, Carlo Garofalo, Verónica Vidal-Arenas, Stefan Bogaerts, Laura Mezquita, Generós Ortet, & Manuel I. Ibáñez.


Impact factor 2022:  JCR WOS 2022:  FI = 3.6 (Q2);  JCI = 1.21 (Q1) / SCOPUS 2022:  SJR = 1.097;  CiteScore = 6.4 (Q1)