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Behavior Modification

(formerly Behavior Modification Quarterly)

University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
2013 Impact Factor: 1.811
2013 Ranking: 52/111 in Psychology, Clinical
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

For more than 30 years, researchers, academics and practitioners in clinical psychology have turned to Behavior Modification for innovative and insightful research, reports, and reviews on applied behavior modification. Each issue offers successful assessment and modification techniques applicable to problems in psychiatric, clinical, educational, and rehabilitative settings, as well as treatment manuals and program descriptions. These practical features help you follow the process of clinical research and to apply it to your own behavior modification interventions.


Behavior Modification brings you high-quality research articles by distinguished scholars from a variety of disciplines. The wide range of topics includes:

  • Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Child Abuse
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Divorce and Children
  • Problem Behavior
  • Eating Disorders
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Female Assertiveness
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Gender Role stress
  • Unemployment and Mental Health
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Weight Loss Maintenance


An important forum for emerging developments and debates in applied behavior modification, Behavior Modification offers research and clinical articles, treatment manuals, program descriptions, review articles, assessment and modification techniques, theoretical discussions, group comparison designs, and book and media reviews of significant literature in the field.

Speical Issues

Behavior Modification
also occasionally supplements its broad coverage with single-theme Special Issues dedicated to topics of particular interest, such as:

  • Facial Expressions of Emotions
  • Community Integration for Persons With the Most Severe Disabilities
  • Social-Skills Assessment and Intervention With Children and Adolescents
  • Integrating Personality Assessment Data and Behavioral Therapy
  • Current Research on Social Behavior
  • Treatment of Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Environmental Risk Factors in the Development of Psychopathology

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

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Institutional, Single Print Issue £136.00
Individual Single Print Issue £23.00
Frequency: Published 6 times a year eISSN: 1552-4167 ISSN: 0145-4455
Months of Distribution: January , March , May , July , September , November Current Volume: 39 Current Issue: 4
Other Titles in: Clinical Psychology

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