Psychology of Violence

Psychology of Violence is a multidisciplinary research journal devoted to violence and extreme aggression, including identifying the causes of violence from a psychological framework, finding ways to prevent or reduce violence, and developing practical interventions and treatments.

Publisher
American Psychological Association
Website
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/vio/

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Psychology & Psychiatry

'Follow the leader' mentality a hallmark of gang rape

Physically violent rapes by multiple perpetrators are most frequently carried out by groups in which a strong leader is able to influence the behavior of followers, new research shows.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bias-based bullying does more harm, is harder to protect against

A new study finds that bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender. What's more, the study finds ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers reveal that not all violent acts are equal

People from different nationalities make similar judgements and decisions about the severity of different violent acts—a finding that could help international organisations, such as the UN and World Health Organisation ...

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