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The Journal of Sex Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering the study of human sexuality and the field of sexology in general. It is published by Routledge on behalf of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. In 1963, the society had published a one-issue journal entitled Advances in Sex Research. The Journal of Sex Research was then first published in 1965. The current editor-in-chief is Cynthia A. Graham (University of Southampton).

Journal of Sex Research  
Discipline Sexology
Language English
Edited by Cynthia A. Graham
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
Standard abbreviations
J. Sex Res.
ISSN 0022-4499 (print)
1559-8519 (web)
LCCN 68130414
OCLC no. 422008152

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 2.730, ranking it 2nd out of 92 journals in the "Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary" category,[1] and 26th out of 111 journals in the "Psychology, Clinical" category.[2] The journal incorporates the Annual Review of Sex Research since 2009.[3]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Clinical". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Journal of Sex Research: Publication History". Taylor & Francis. Retrieved 27 January 2015. 

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