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Psynopsis accepts submissions of 400-900 words relevant to the theme or appropriate for one of our regular columns (i.e. Psychology in the Spotlight, Have Your Say, Campus Profile, etc.). Please see our editorial guidelines for further information.

In an effort to publish a breadth of articles and avoid duplication of topic area, before making your submission, please contact Managing Editor, Christy Savage at psynopsis@cpa.ca to discuss the content of your intended submission.

Article Submission Deadlines:

Issue Theme Submission Deadline
Issue 4, Vol.44 Societal Change

The “Societal Change” issue of Psynopsis will focus on the issues that can divide, polarize or contribute to conflict for individuals, communities and societies.

It will focus on psychology’s role in understanding, bridging, and/or applying evidenced based behavioural science on issues that are among the most challenging of our time; often issues about which people have a range of strongly held beliefs and opinions. These can include the climate crisis, identity politics, extremism, COVID-19 (masking, stay at home orders, vaccinations), medical assistance in dying, and privacy.

Guest editors: Dr. Kerri Ritchie, Ph.D., C.Psych and Dr. Meghan Norris, Ph.D.

July 6, 2022
Issue 1, Vol.45 Disability Insurance

The Winter 2023 Issue of Psynopsis is focused on extended health insurance coverage of psychological services. As the readership is well aware, psychological services, provided outside of publicly funded institutions like hospitals and schools, are not covered by Canada’s medicare plans. People needing psychological services must either pay out of pocket or rely on extended health insurance plans, typically offered by employers, or covered through other insurance plans such as those associated with motor vehicle or workplace accidents. This issue invites submissions from members that focus on all issues and aspects of extended health insurance coverage including but not limited to:

  • Services, needs and gaps when it comes to privately insured psychological care,
  • The insured needs of people living with chronic health conditions and disability,
  • How to successfully assist clients to manage disability and return to work,
  • Working collaboratively with clients, insurers, and employers in the management of illness and disability.

Guest editors: Dr. Sam Mikail Ph.D., C.Psych and Dr. Carmen Bellows, R.Psych

October 4, 2022
Issue 2, Vol.45 Telepsychology

Psynopsis is calling for articles on telepsychology. The landscape for telepsychology in Canada changed overnight with the advent of COVID-19. In this issue, we will highlight issues, opportunities, and innovations in telepsychology. We welcome submissions on a wide range of topics related to telepsychology, including the practice of e-mental health, tele-training, tele-supervision, tele-therapy, ethical and practice issues, research-based telepsychology programs and initiatives, e-therapies, web-based interventions, remote testing and assessment, and clinical application of virtual reality.
January 19, 2023
Issue 3, Vol.45 Substance Use

April 5, 2023

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2013

Fall 2013 (PDF & References) – Vol. 35, No. 4
Summer 2013 (PDF & References) – Vol. 35, No. 3
Spring 2013 (PDF & References) – Vol. 35, No. 2
Winter 2013 (PDF & References) – Vol. 35, No. 1

2012

Fall 2012 (PDF & References) – Vol. 34, No. 4
Summer 2012 (PDF) – Vol. 34, No. 3
Spring 2012 (PDF) – Vol. 34, No. 2
Winter 2012 (PDF) – Vol. 34, No. 1

2011

Fall 2011 (PDF) – Vol. 33, No. 4
Summer 2011 (PDF) – Vol. 33, No. 3
Spring 2011 (PDF) – Vol. 33, No. 2
Winter 2011 (PDF) – Vol. 33, No. 1

2010

Fall 2010 (PDF) – Vol. 32, No. 4
Summer 2010 (PDF) – Vol. 32, No. 3
Spring 2010 (PDF) – Vol. 32, No. 2
Winter 2010 (PDF) – Vol. 32, No. 1

2009

Fall 2009 (PDF) – Vol. 31, No. 4
Summer 2009 (PDF) – Vol. 31, No. 3
Spring 2009 (PDF) – Vol. 31, No. 2
Winter 2009 (PDF) – Vol. 31, No. 1

2008

Fall 2008 (PDF) – Vol. 30, No. 4
Summer 2008 (PDF) – Vol. 30, No. 3
Spring 2008 (PDF) – Vol. 30, No. 2
Winter 2008 (PDF) – Vol. 30, No. 1