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The Score

The Score, Div. 5's quarterly newsletter, delivers timely news in evaluation, measurement, statistics, qualitative inquiry and the latest in division activities.

Editor: David Herzberg
Associate Editor: Michael Edwards

Journals

Psychological Assessment

Psychological Assessment publishes mainly empirical articles concerning clinical assessment. Papers that fall within the domain of the journal include research on the development, validation, application and evaluation of psychological assessment instruments.

Editor: Yossef S. Ben-Porath

Psychological Methods

Psychological Methods is devoted to the development and dissemination of methods for collecting, analyzing, understanding and interpreting psychological data.

Editor: Lisa Harlow

Qualitative Psychology

The mission of the journal Qualitative Psychology is to provide a forum for innovative methodological, theoretical and empirical work that advances qualitative inquiry in psychology. The journal will publish articles that underscore the distinctive contributions that qualitative research can make to the advancement of psychological knowledge. Studies published in this Journal will often focus on substantive topics, while also highlighting issues of epistemology, the philosophy of science, methodological criteria, or other matters bearing upon the formulation, execution and interpretation of qualitative research. Qualitative Psychology will publish studies that represent a wide variety of methodological approaches including narrative, discourse analysis, life history, phenomenology, ethnography, action research and case study. The journal is further concerned with discussions of teaching qualitative research and training of qualitative researchers. 

Editor: Ruthellen Josselson

Subscription Information

Since 2001, all Div. 5 fellows, members and associates have a choice between a subscription to either Psychological Methods or Psychological Assessment as part of their annual Division 5 dues. (We are awaiting word on how Qualitative Psychology will fit into the membership package.) Student affiliates are able to subscribe to either journal at the reduced student rate.

Members of Div. 5 who receive Psychological Methods or Psychological Assessment can access a database of the full-text for articles that appeared in each publication*.

  • To access articles, go to the APA website, enter your APA member number (without the dash) or your "customer" number (the eight-digit number preceded by four zeros at the top of the mailing label) as your user name, and your last name (all lower-cased) as the password.
  • Electronic access will be for the current year to whichever journal you have elected to receive, Psychological Methods or Psychological Assessment.
  • Please note: This is a member benefit only for your personal use. The usual copyright laws apply to the full-text electronic version. The material is not to be reused or redistributed without written permission from the copyright holder.