About Journal


This journal is publicated under follow iran govermental licence:

1- Ministry of Culture, Publication Session , No: 93/6008.  May 2014


2- Ministry of Science and Research. No: 3/18/313112.  May 2019.


Health psychology is a special area of psychology that focused mainly on how all facets of lives impact the physical health. Health psychology aimed to study on psychological /behavioral processes in health, illness, and health care fields, Concerned with understanding how psychological, behavioral, and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness.

Due to the important role that Health psychology plays in social security and the necessity of applying it in individuals’ lives, iranian journal of Health psychology as an academic journal devoted to understanding the scientific relations among psychological factors, behaviors and physical health& illness. This readership is broad with respect to discipline, background, interests, and specializations. This journal is published by Iran Open University (PNU) publication. Site: www.pnu.ac.ir  And also supported by Iran health psychology society. Site: www.healthpsychology.ir. In the other hand,  our journal mainly emphasis on original researches, including integrative theoretical review papers, meta-analyses, treatment outcome trials, and brief scientific reports. Scholarly case studies, commentaries, and letters to the editor will also be considered.

Papers should have significant theoretical or practical importance for understanding relations among psychological factors and physical health as well as their application. All papers should also consider the translation of scientific findings for practice and policy