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Journal for Person-Oriented Research (JPOR): Volume 6, Issue 1, 2020

We are happy to announce that a new issue of the JPOR is now published. The issue contains the following papers, which are freely available at:



Early Warning Signals Based on Momentary Affect Dynamics can Expose Nearby Transitions in Depression: A Confirmatory Single-Subject Time-Series Study
Marieke Wichers, Arnout C. Smit, and Evelien Snippe
pages 1-15

Is Autonomy Always Beneficial for Work Engagement? A Six-year Four-Wave Follow-Up Study
Piia Seppälä, Anne Mäkikangas, Jari J. Hakanen, Asko Tolvanen, and Taru Feldt
pages 16-27

Rank-Order of Body Shapes Reveals Internal Hierarchy of Body Image
Revital Naor-Ziv, Rose King, and Joseph Glicksohn
pages 28-38

A Bad Start: The Combined Effects of Early Onset Substance Use and ADHD and CD on Criminality Patterns, Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Comorbidity among Young Violent Offenders
Malin Hildebrand Karlén, Thomas Nilsson, Märta Wallinius, Eva Billstedt, and Björn Hofvander
pages 39-54

Profiling a Spectrum of Mental Job Demands and their Linkages to Employee Outcomes
Saija Mauno and Jaana Minkkinen
pages 55-71


Journal for Person-Oriented Research


Lars R. Bergman - Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

Lars-Gunnar Lundh - Department of Psychology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden


Peter C. M. Molenaar - Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA


Julia Moeller - Department for Education, University of Leipzig, Germany

Evelien Snippe - University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands

Alexander von Eye - Michigan State University, USA

Wolfgang Wiedermann - University of Missouri, USA

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Instructions for authors

September 2020

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The Scandinavian Society for Person-Oriented Research (SPOR)

The Scandinavian Society for Person-Oriented Research (SPOR) was founded in December, 2013, for the purpose of promoting person-oriented research in psychological science.

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The primary fields of activity for SPOR are

• to provide a forum and a clearinghouse for researchers engaged in person-oriented research

• to provide a publication outlet for person-oriented research by publishing the Journal for Person-Oriented Research

• to organize conferences and meetings that promote SPOR's purpose


is open to anyone who is involved in doing person-oriented research (full membership) or who is interested in person-oriented research without actually being engaged in this kind of research (supportive membership).

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Journal for Person-Oriented Research

considers all manuscripts that make use of person-oriented methods, or are relevant to person-oriented theory, on the strict condition that they have not been published elsewhere, and are not under consideration for publication or in press elsewhere. All such contributions will be subjected to review by referees at the discretion of the Editorial Office.

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All articles published in JPOR are open access, which means they are freely and universally accessible online, and permanently archived.

Open access publication benefits the scientific community by making results of research immediately and freely available to all.

Chief editors of
the journal are

Lars R. Bergman
Professor emeritus, Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.

Lars-Gunnar Lundh
Professor of clinical psychology, Department of Psychology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

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