Aims and Scope: Journal of Family Violence
Journal of Family Violence is an interdisciplinary forum for the publication of 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 from a broad range of disciplines: clinical and counseling psychology, sociology, psychiatry, public health, criminology, law, marital counseling, and social work.
Papers focus on investigations utilizing group comparisons and on single-case experimental strategies. Also included are case studies of special clinical relevance or that describe innovative evaluation and intervention techniques, reviews, and theoretical discussions that contribute substantially to our understanding of family violence.