Death Studies

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Discipline Psychology
Language English
Edited by Robert A. Neimeyer
Publication details
Frequency 10/year
ISSN 0748-1187 (print)
1091-7683 (web)
OCLC no. 10890428

Death Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal published ten times a year by Routledge and sponsored by the Association for Death Education and Counseling[1] - The Thanatology Association. It focuses on issues related to death, dying, bereavement, and death education.

Publication History[edit]

Death Studies was formerly published as Death Education from 1977 - 1984. Its founding editor was Hannelore Wass.[2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 1.160, ranking it 21st out of 41 journals in the category "Social Issues," 25th out of 39 journals in the category, "Biomedical Social Sciences," and 69th out of 128 journals for the category, "Multidisciplinary Psychology." [3]

Death Studies is indexed in:


  1. ^ Inc., Advanced Solutions International,. "Publications Home". Retrieved 2017-10-02. 
  2. ^ "Death Studies". Retrieved 2017-10-02. 
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Social Issues". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017. 

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