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Clinical Case Studies

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA
2013 SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) Score: 0.237
2013 Ranking: 156/245 in Clinical Psychology (Scopus®) | 310/490 in Psychiatry and Mental Health (Scopus®)
Source: SCImago 2013 Journal Rankings

The only journal devoted entirely to case studies, Clinical Case Studies presents cases involving individual, couples, and family therapy. Whether you are a psychologist, counselor, psychiatrist, clinical social worker, family therapist, professor or student of psychotherapy, you’ll find Clinical Case Studies to be a necessary part of your library. The easy-to-follow case presentation format allows you to learn how interesting and challenging cases were assessed and conceptualized, and how treatment followed such conceptualization. This practical format allows clinicians to replicate successful treatments in their own practices. Cases presented in the journal will follow a 12-point format including Title Page, Abstract, and References.

Title Page

  1. Theoretical and Research Basis for Treatment 
  2. Case Introduction
  3. Presenting complaints
  4. History
  5. Assessment
  6. Case Conceptualization (this is where the clinician’s thinking and treatment selection come to the forefront)
  7. Course of Treatment and Assessment of Progress
  8. Complicating Factors
  9. Access and Barriers to Care
  10. Follow-up
  11. Treatment Implications of the case
  12. Recommendations to Clinicians and Students


The journal is multidisciplinary, publishing contributions from practitioners and single case researchers. The journal is sure to be an important tool for the classroom as well as daily practice.

Questions should be directed to the Clinical Case Studies Editorial Office by email:

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

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Institutional Subscription, E-access $663.00
Individual Subscription, E-access $121.00

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Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1552-3802 ISSN: 1534-6501
Months of Distribution: February , April , June , August , October , December Current Volume: 14 Current Issue: 3
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