Journal of Family Violence

ISSN: 0885-7482 (Print) 1573-2851 (Online)


The journal focuses on investigations utilizing group comparisons and single-case experimental strategies. It features case studies of special clinical relevance or that describe innovative evaluation and intervention techniques, reviews, and theoretical discussions that substantially contribute to understanding of family violence. This interdisciplinary forum presents information on clinical and investigative efforts concerning all forms of family violence and its precursors, including spouse-battering, child abuse, sexual abuse of children, incest, abuse of the elderly, marital rape, domestic homicide, the alcoholic marriage, and general family conflict. The journal publishes clinical and research reports spanning a broad range of disciplines, including clinical and counseling psychology, sociology, psychiatry, public health, criminology, law, marital counseling, and social work.

29 Volumes 156 Issues 1,199 Articles available from 1986 - 2014

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    Research on the Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Women

    Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Women’s Mental Health

    Gunnur Karakurt, Douglas Smith, Jason Whiting (August 2014)

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    The Impact of Community and Family Violence on Adolescents

    Adolescents’ Perceptions of Family Violence Risks

    John Chapin, Grace Coleman (August 2014)

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    Considerations for Clinicians Working with Victims of Violence and Abuse

    Screening by Healthcare Staff for Domestic Violence Against Women in Israel - Ethical and Legal Aspects

    Meray Ben-Natan (August 2014)