Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior

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Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior  
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Suicide Life-Threat. Behav.
Discipline Psychiatry
Language English
Edited by Thomas Joiner
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 6/year
ISSN 1943-278X
OCLC no. 645274714

Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior is a peer-reviewed academic journal published six times per year by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Association of Suicidology. The journal was established in 1971 by Edwin S. Shneidman. Its current editor-in-chief is Thomas Joiner (Florida State University). The journal covers scientific research on suicidal and other life-threatening behaviors, including risk factors for suicide, ethical issues in intervention research, and mental health needs of those bereaved by suicide.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 1.333, ranking it 45th out of 125 journals in the category "Psychology Multidisciplinary" and 60th out of 117 journals in the category "Psychiatry (Social Science)".[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology Multidisciplinary". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Charles Cardinal, “Three Decades of Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior: A Bibliometric Study”, Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 38(3) June 2008

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