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 2014 impact factor of 2.368, ranking it 7th out of 40 journals in the category "Family Studies", 8th out of 55 in the category "Criminology & Penology" and 34th out of 119 in the category "Psychology, Clinical."