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Violence and Victims

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Violence and Victims
Disciplineinterpersonal violence, victimization
Edited byRoland D. Maiuro
Publication details
0.858 (2014)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Violence Vict.
ISSN0886-6708 (print)
1945-7073 (web)
OCLC no.7938261

Violence and Victims is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering theory, research, policy, and clinical practice in the area of interpersonal violence and victimization, touching diverse disciplines such as psychology, sociology, criminology, law, medicine, nursing, psychiatry, and social work.

The journal's scope includes original research on violence-related victimization within, and outside of, the family; the etiology and perpetration of violent behavior; health care research related to interpersonal violence and to trauma; legal issues; and implications for clinical interventions. Occasionally, there are special issues dealing with specific topics and relevant books are often reviewed. Violence and Victims is published by Springer Publishing Company.

Abstracting and indexing


Violence and Victims is indexed or abstracted in PsycINFO, PsycLIT, Family and Society Studies Worldwide, EMBASE, Sociological Abstracts, Social Services and Social Work Abstracts, Violence and Abuse Abstracts, National Criminal Justice Reference Service, Index Medicus, MEDLINE, PILOTS Database, PubMed, Psychological Abstracts, Criminal Justice Abstracts, and Educational Administration Abstracts. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 0.750.[1]


  1. ^ "Violence and Victims". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. (subscription required)