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EAPA Book series

The EAPA Book series "Psychological Assessment – Science and Practice" is an initiative of the European Association of Psychological Assessment (EAPA) and Hogrefe Publishing GmbH that aims at producing a series of volumes on state-of-the-art theory and research in psychological assessment in various fields of psychology. Each volume will focus on a topic and will host theory, research and applications. The book series is expected to be of interest to researchers, teachers and students of psychology as well as practitioners.

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Editorial Board

The Editorial Board of the book series consists of members of EAPA and is appointed by the EAPA EC for a term of three years.

The current Editorial Board is as follows:

Editor-in-chief: Tuulia Ortner, Austria

Itziar Alonso-Arbiol, Spain
Willibald Ruch, Switzerland
Karl Schweizer, Germany
Samuel Greiff, Luxembourg

Duties of the Editorial Board

  1. Suggesting to the Publisher suitable potential volume authors/editors.
  2. Reviewing submitted proposals and supporting volume editors to prepare their book proposal.
  3. Ensuring that the copyright or other rights of third parties are not injured, by themselves or by volume authors/editors, and acquiring any rights necessary for works or parts of works by third parties that are to be included in the series.
  4. Ensuring that the series is satisfactory in form and content and in accordance with the latest state of knowledge in the relevant field as well as with the Publisher’s requirements.
  5. Ensuring timely delivery of all manuscripts by maintaining continuous contact with volume authors/editors and potential authors/editors, as well as ensuring that manuscripts are consistent in form and in accordance with the series publication guidelines.
  6. Coordination of corrections as well as examination and correction of galley proofs in cooperation with the volume authors/editors.

Guidelines for volume authors/editors

  1. Volume authors/ editors can be members of EAPA or not and may come from any part of the world.
  2. The volumes of the series can have an extent corresponding to between 250-300 printed pages (including any figures, tables, indexes, and reference list).
  3. Volume authors/editors sign separate publishing agreement with the Publisher and receive royalties. They also receive 20 copies of the volume to be distributed to the authors of the chapters. If they wish they may purchase from the Publisher additional copies with discount.

Duties of volume authors/editors

  1. Preparing a fully developed book proposal along the lines required by the Publisher ( It should explicitly state the time schedule for each part of the editorial process and delivery of the manuscript to the Publisher. The proposal is submitted to the Editorial Board (EB) for review. If accepted, the EB recommends it to the Publisher.
  2. Installing a review process for all the book chapters and ensuring the quality of the book and timely delivery to the Publisher.
  3. Ensuring that the chapters are satisfactory in form and content and in accordance with the latest state of knowledge in the relevant field as well as prepared and styled in accordance with the latest edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and the Series guidelines.
  4. Coordination of corrections and correction of galley proofs by the chapter authors.
  5. Ensuring that chapter authors provide all the copyright permissions and rights of third parties are not injured.
  6. Preparing the subject index.
  7. Providing the EB with a copy of the completed Work for final approval.
  8. Providing the Publisher with the approved manuscript of the volume in digital form and as a paper printout (including any figures, tables, indexes, and reference list). Should the Work as provided by the volume author/editor deviates significantly from these specifications, the Publisher shall be entitled to return the manuscript to the EB for appropriate revisions. Should the Wok not be in accordance with the terms of the agreement with the Publisher or should the manuscript not be delivered by the agreed date, then the Publisher will be entitled to set a reasonable final deadline with the stipulation that after this deadline the Publisher may withdraw from the agreement.