The International Journal of Forensic Psychology (IJFP)


In addition to soliciting general forensic psychology papers of a wide ranging interest

covering all facets of Forensic Psychology, Civil and Criminal, Psychological and

Neuropsychological, as well as issues with the Law, JFP will devote the primary

content of its next issue to a special focus on:



Papers focusing on topics relevant to the society impact of drugs, both legal

and illegal, are welcome. Potential contributors can focus on any aspect

of the impact of legal and illegal drugs. Research, review and theoretical

papers on topics with applications ranging from law, public policy,

culture and sociology, ethics, human behavior and neuropsychology, across

the lifespan, will be considered.


IJFP is a new International Journal that is Free, Online, and listed with the

Library of Congress. It boasts an impressive Editorial Review Board,

two month review period / 4 month publication time, and a Book Review

section that will include soon to be released titles and immediate

publication in both the current issue and the separate Book Review collection.


The deadline for receipt of manuscripts is March 1, 2004. Manuscripts should

be between 4000 and 10000 words, although review papers may be longer.

Brief Communications, Case Studies, Book Reviews, Critical Reviews,

Symposia linking several research articles on a theme, and Letters to the Editor

can be offered. Submissions should conform to the style requirements of the

latest edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological

Association. Regular and review articles should contain a 150 word abstract.


Manuscript submission guidelines are available at:


For Book Review information, email:


Original manuscripts may be submitted via email attachment to the IJFP editor at:


Dr. Peter Golus
Forensic Psychologist
Director, PsychAID
Honorary Fellow, University of Wollongong
Editor in Chief, International Journal of Forensic Psychology

P.O. Box 557, Fairy Meadow, NSW, 2519
: 0242262971, mobile: 0402451615