Answered By: Laura Marek
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2017     Views: 113

An article is a nonfiction writing that forms an independent part of a publication like a journal.

A journal is a collection of articles and is published periodically throughout the year.  Examples would be Time magazine or American Journal of Public Health.  You would find articles in a journal.

For example:

Wright, C.V., Perez, S., Johnson, D.M.. (2010). The mediating role of empowerment for African American women experiencing intimate partner violence. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 2, 266-272.

The article is: The mediating role of empowerment for African American women experiencing intimate partner violence.

The journal it is published in is: Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy

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