Psychology of Violence®

Editor: Sherry Hamby
ISSN: 2152-0828
eISSN: 2152-081X
Published: quarterly, beginning in January
ISI Impact Factor: 2.059
Psychology - Clinical : 42 of 111

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2013 Impact Factor - 2.059
• Family Studies:
9 of 39
• Criminology & Penology:
9 of 52
• Psychology - Clinical:
42 of 111


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Psychology of Violence ® is a multidisciplinary research journal devoted to violence and extreme aggression, including identifying the causes of violence from a psychological framework, finding ways to prevent or reduce violence, and developing practical interventions and treatments.

As a multidisciplinary forum, Psychology of Violence recognizes that all forms of violence and aggression are interconnected and require cross-cutting work that incorporates research from psychology, public health, neuroscience, sociology, medicine, and other related behavioral and social sciences.

Research areas of interest include:

  • sexual violence
  • youth violence
  • child maltreatment
  • bullying
  • children's exposure to violence
  • intimate partner violence
  • suicide
  • homicide
  • workplace violence
  • international violence
  • prevention efforts
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