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Journal: Sports Psychiatry

Call for papers - Interpersonal Violence in Sports

The first issue in 2023 of Sports Psychiatry - Journal of Sports and Exercise Psychiatry focuses on violence between individuals in sports, e.g. in form of mobbing/bullying up to physical assault. The issue title: Interpersonal Violence in Sports.

For this major topic in prevention and intervention work in sports, we invite you to submit manuscripts by 15th October 2022, e.g. original articles, meta-analyses, position papers, or letters to the editor. All contributions will be reviewed by the editors and undergo a peer-review process. 

Approximate Timeline

  • optional: Letter of intent to Dr Schmidt
  • until 15th October 2022: Submission of the full manuscript
  • The issue is planned to be published in the first quarter of 2023. 

Click here for the full call for papers or visit

Guest Editor

Ralph Erich Schmidt, PhD
Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, University of Geneva[at]

Guest Editor

Carla Edwards, MD
President ISSP
McMaster University


Malte Christian Claussen, MD
President SSSPP
Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich

Swiss Society for Sports Psychiatry and Psychotherapy SSSPP