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Criminal Justice and Behavior

An International Journal

Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
2013 Impact Factor: 1.662
2013 Ranking: 12/52 in Criminology & Penology | 56/111 in Psychology, Clinical
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)
Criminal Justice and Behavior is the official publication of the International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology (IACFP). All individual subscriptions are handled through the IACFP. For more information or to join the IACFP, visit

Criminal Justice and Behavior promotes scholarly evaluations of assessment, classification, prevention, intervention, and treatment programs to help the correctional professional develop successful programs based on sound and informative theoretical and research foundations. Publishing timely, well-conceived, and lively scholarship, Criminal Justice and Behavior advances the knowledge and expertise of professionals and academics involved in forensic psychology, with a concentration on correctional psychology.

Comprehensive Coverage

Criminal Justice and Behavior brings you original research, theoretical contributions, and information on innovative programs and practices, as well as critical reviews of literature or theory on topics central to criminal justice and behavior, including:
  • Classification and treatments of offenders
  • Causes of delinquent and criminal behaviour
  • Prevention, intervention, and treatment programs
  • Education and training
  • Effectiveness of different sanctions
  • Offender and offensive characteristics
  • Psychology of policing
  • Psychology and law issues

In the pages of the journal you’ll find:

...To keep you at the very forefront of correctional and forensic psychology that the journal fosters. Criminal Justice and Behavior publishes high-quality scholarship concerning the interface between the behavioral sciences and the criminal justice system. Empirical research is emphasized, and theoretical and integrative review articles are also featured. 

Commentaries ...To present you with a wide variety of opinions and experiences, journal commentaries are often solicited on articles that are particularly thought provoking in their implications or that can be further illuminated by an additional perspective.

Book Reviews
...The journal includes stimulating reviews on recently published books to help you stay current on the best and most important resources in the field.

Subscription Information :

Individual Subscriptions: Individuals may subsribe by becoming members of the International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology. For more information, inlcuding various benefits of membership, please visit

Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $1,144.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, Combined Plus Backfile (Current Volume Print & All Online Content) $1,258.00
Institutional Subscription, E-access $1,030.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, E-access Plus Backfile (All Online Content) $1,144.00
Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $2,188.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $1,121.00

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $103.00
Frequency: Monthly eISSN: 1552-3594 ISSN: 0093-8548
Months of Distribution: January , February , March , April , May , June , July , August , September , October , November , December Current Volume: 42 Current Issue: 7
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