Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior
|Edited by||Thomas Joiner|
|Suicide Life-Threat. Behav.|
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)".
- 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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