Psychology of Violence (journal)
|Psychology of Violence|
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|Edited by||Sherry Hamby|
American Psychological Association (United States)
Psychology of Violence is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Psychological Association. It was established in 2010 and covers research on "identifying the causes of violence from a psychological framework, finding ways to prevent or reduce violence, and developing practical interventions and treatments". The current editor-in-chief is Sherry Hamby (Sewanee: The University of the South).
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed by the Social Science Citation Index and SCOPUS. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 1.826, ranking it 8th out of 38 journals in the category "Family Studies", 9th out of 52 in the category "Criminology & Penology" and 50th out of 114 in the category "Psychology, Clinical."