DisciplineClinical Psychiatry
Edited byKenneth J. Zucker
Publication details
4.507 (2020)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Arch. Sex. Behav.
ISSN0004-0002 (print)
1573-2800 (web)
OCLC no.1183760

The Archives of Sexual Behavior is a peer-reviewed academic journal in sexology. It is the official publication of the International Academy of Sex Research.


The journal was established in 1971 by Richard Green, who served as its editor-in-chief until 2001.[1] He was succeeded by Kenneth J. Zucker.[1] It is published by Springer Science+Business Media[2] and has become a leading journal in its field.[3] Associated with its editorial board and the International Academy of Sex Research are many of the world's leading figures in gender and sexuality research, including Richard Green, Kenneth Zucker, Milton Diamond, J. Michael Bailey, and Carol Martin.

Article categories

The types of articles published in the journal include:

Abstracting and indexing

Archives of Sexual Behavior is abstracted and indexed in Biological Abstracts, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, EMBASE, Family & Society Studies Worldwide, Health and Safety Science Abstracts, Index Medicus/MEDLINE, Psychological Abstracts, PsycINFO, Referativny Zhurnal, Risk Abstracts, Sage Family Studies Abstracts, Scopus, Sexual and Relations Therapy, Social Sciences Citation Index, Social Science Index, Sociological Abstracts, Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts, and Violence and Abuse Abstracts.[2] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2020 impact factor is 4.507.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Editorial Board", Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2008, retrieved 2013-06-03
  2. ^ a b "Home page", Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2008, retrieved 2013-06-03
  3. ^ Bergner, Daniel (2009-01-22). "What Do Women Want?". New York Times Magazine. pp. MM26. Retrieved 2013-06-03.
  4. ^ "Archives of Sexual Behavior". 2020 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2021.