Sexual Abuse (journal)

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Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment  
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Former names
Annals of Sex Research
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Sex. Abuse
Discipline Sexology, criminology
Language English
Edited by Michael Seto
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 1079-0632 (print)
1573-286X (web)
OCLC no. 31272227

Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes articles about the clinical and theoretical aspects of sexual abuse, including its etiology, consequences, prevention, treatment, and management strategies.[1] It is the official journal of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers.[2] The editor-in-chief is Michael Seto.[1] Ronald Langevin established the journal under the title Annals of Sex Research in 1988. It adopted its current name in 1995.[3]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, PsycINFO, SafetyLit, Scopus, Social Care Institute for Excellence, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2012 impact factor is 2.42, ranking it 27th out of 114 journals in the category "Psychology, Clinical" and 3rd out of 52 in the category "Criminology & Penology".


The journal has had the following editors-in-chief, with a one-year hiatus in 1994:[3]


  1. ^ a b "SAGE journal: Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment". Sage. Retrieved 2010-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Publications: ATSA Journal". Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved 2010-08-20. 
  3. ^ a b Seto, M. (2015). "Looking Back, Looking Forward" (PDF). Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. 27 (2): 147–150. 

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