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Journal: Sports Psychiatry

Call for papers - Sports psychology and sports psychiatry

The eighth issue of Sports Psychiatry - Journal of Sports and Exercise Psychiatry emphasises on sports psychology and sports psychiatry. The focus shall be on superordinate topics such as national strategies on mental health of athletes, analyses of sports associations and organisations in regard to the mental and social well-being of athletes, and case studies about interventions with parties responsible (e.g. coaches, officials etc).

We are looking forward to receiving your submissions by August 15th, 2023, 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 Roethlin
  • until August 15th, 2023: Submission of the full manuscript
  • The issue is planned to be published in winter 2023

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Guest Editors

Philipp Roethlin, PhD
Federal Institute of Sports in Magglingen

Shaunna Taylor, MD
School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia
Past Chair of Canadian Sport Psychology Association

Anders C. Håkansson, MD, PhD
Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University
Addiction Center, Clinical Sports and Mental Health Unit, Malmö


Malte Christian Claussen, MD
President SGSPP
Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich

Swiss Society for Sports Psychiatry and Psychotherapy SSSPP