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International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection


The purpose of the Society is to support and encourage research and practice worldwide related to issues of interpersonal acceptance and rejection, including but not limited to parental acceptance-rejection, peer acceptance-rejection, acceptance-rejection in intimate adult relationships, and acceptance-rejection in other attachment relationships throughout the lifespan.


History of the Society

The Society was founded at the conclusion of the first International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection in Istanbul, Turkey, June 24, 2006.



All persons who are interested in issues of Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection are invited to join the Society.

Complete the Membership Application



International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection

We are thrilled to be expecting a large, excited audience for the 10th ICIAR. With an exceptional group of speakers featuring key influencers throughout the academia, this is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear directly from the pros.


Take advantage of the chance to get inspired by some truly talented international researchers. Make sure to submit an abstract now!

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