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Journal of Interpersonal Violence

Concerned with the Study and Treatment of Victims and Perpetrators of Physical and Sexual Violence

Social Work, University of Washington, USA
2013 Impact Factor: 1.162
2013 Ranking: 21/52 in Criminology & Penology | 38/75 in Psychology, Applied | 17/39 in Family Studies
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

The Journal of Interpersonal Violence offers the most up-to-date information on domestic violence, rape, child sexual abuse and other violent crimes.

Unique Focus

Focusing on both victims and perpetrators, the journal examines theoretical links between all types of interpersonal violence, exploring the similarities and differences between these types of crimes.

Informative Features

The following features regularly appear:

  • Practice Update summarizes major areas of research and discusses their applications to practice
  • Commentary exchanges ideas on topics of current concern in the field, such as videotaping investigative interviews with children, acquaintance rape and reporting child abuse
  • Issues in Methodology stimulates and informs research by identifying critical issues, offering potential solutions for common methodological problems in modern violence research
  • Book Reviews discuss publications that are of key importance to researchers and practitioners in the field
  • Annual Index provides quick and easy access to material by author and article
  • Scholarly Articles address the causes, effects, treatments and prevention of all types of interpersonal violence
  • Brief Notes presents short reports of ongoing research into such areas as child hostages, the child sexual abuse accommodation syndrome, violence in teen dating relationships, sexually abused adolescent females living in a group home setting, and childhood sexual abuse among clinicians working with sex offenders
  • Notes from Practice reports innovations from experiences in practice
  • Articles address such topics as assessing sexual aggressors through clinical interviews and the group treatment of sexually abused children
  • Special Issues and Sections examine specific themes deserving detailed analysis

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Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $2,195.00
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Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $2,093.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $2,151.00
Individual Subscription, Print Only $338.00

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $118.00
Individual Single Print Issue $22.00
Frequency: Monthly eISSN: 1552-6518 ISSN: 0886-2605
Months of Distribution: January , February , March , April , May , June , July , August , September , October , November , December Current Volume: 30 Current Issue: 10
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