Reviewers on Reviewing for Psychological, Health and Medical Journals

Barry A. Hong, Elizabeth D. Cash, Barbara A. Cubic, Danny Wedding

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Being a reviewer is an honor and it continues to be a very rewarding experience throughout a career. Reviewers get the opportunity to maintain scientific standards and assist in growing the scientific psychological literature. Being a reviewer enhances and integrates scientific values and clinical skills following the scientist-practitioner model. However, for the inexperienced reviewer, the experience can be very scary and intimidating. Everyone’s experience with reviewing is highly personal and at the same time, the activity is both common and universal for academic psychologists. In this interview article, three seasoned reviewers respond to questions about their experience as journal reviewers reflecting in their answers their collective wisdom and knowledge in this area.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)659-665
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of clinical psychology in medical settings
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2021


  • Edit
  • Ethics
  • Medical
  • Psychological
  • Review


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