Applications must be received by September 1 to be reviewed at the annual meeting.

Full Membership and permission to present papers at meetings are limited to established psychopathologists. Criteria for full membership in the society include 1) a doctoral degree, 2) recommendations from two current members, and 3) a credible record of publication in areas of relevance to psychopathology, including two papers of which the applicant is lead or senior author, in refereed journals.

Associate Membership is available for either 1) Students in recognized academic graduate programs who are actively studying psychopathology; or 2) Individuals with a Bachelor’s degree who are currently occupied in a paid or unpaid position focused on psychopathology research. In addition to meeting one of these two criteria, an application for Associate membership must be sponsored by a current full member of SRP. Associate members will receive all membership mailings and are encouraged to attend the annual meetings. Meeting presentations are limited to posters sponsored by a full member.

Membership applications can be submitted throughout the year. However, the membership committee will only review applications once a year at the annual meeting.

To join SRP as a member, please submit this application. Recommendations should be sent to the Chair of the Membership Committee, Pearl Chiu, Ph.D. via email ( It is your responsibility to contact your recommenders and ensure that they submit a brief endorsement to the chair on your behalf. Applications without endorsements will be considered incomplete.

Note: You should receive an email confirmation of your membership application submission.  If you do not receive a confirmation email shortly after submission (including checking your spam folder) please contact

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In order for your membership to be approved, a curriculum vitae which includes bibliography and evidence of research interest and competence must be included with the membership application. If you are applying as a Full Member you must also include 2 papers as well. Acceptable formats are .doc, .docx, .pdf. Browse to select the document from your computer's hard drive. Do not modify the path.


SPONSORS: This application must list one sponsor for associate application and two sponsors for full member application. The sponsors must be an Active Member of the Association in good standing in order to be approved for membership.

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