Sexuality and Disability is an international forum for the publication of peer-reviewed original interdisciplinary scholarly papers that address the psychological and medical aspects of sexuality in relation to rehabilitation. Publishing timely research articles, review articles, case studies, clinical practice reports, brief research reports, survey data reports, and book and film reviews, the journal offers the latest developments in the area of sexuality as it relates to a wide range of disabilities and conditions. Contributions address: clinical and research progress; community programs; independent-living programs; guidelines for clinical practice; special grand-rounds topics; consumer issues; and contemporary developments in special programs in sex education and counseling for people with disabilities. The journal features special issues with internationally renowned guest editors focusing on current topics in sexual health. By publishing research, best-practice, evidence-based, and educational articles, the journal seeks to contribute to the field's knowledge base and advancement. Sexuality and Disability is an essential resource for the exchange of new knowledge, issues, techniques, and available modalities for researchers and other professionals addressing the psychological and medical aspects of sexuality in rehabilitation, medical, academic, and community settings.

  • An essential resource for the latest sexuality research related to a wide range of disabilities and conditions
  • Features research, best-practice, evidence-based, and educational original articles
  • Benefits a broad audience, including researchers, academics, scholars, and professionals in rehabilitation, medicine, psychology, and counseling
  • Addresses clinical and research progress, community programs, independent-living programs, guidelines for clinical practice, and programs in sex education and counseling for people with disabilities
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • Sigmund Hough
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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1 (2018)
Impact factor
1.195 (2018)
Five year impact factor
106 days
Submission to first decision
347 days
Submission to acceptance
84,599 (2019)
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1573-6717
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0146-1044
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