Journal of Adolescent Health
|Journal of Adolescent Health|
|Former name(s)||Journal of Adolescent Health Care|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||J. Adolesc. Health|
|Edited by||Charles E. Irwin, Jr.|
|Publisher||Elsevier on behalf of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine|
The Journal of Adolescent Health is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering adolescent health and medicine, including biological, psychological, and social aspects. The journal publishes original research articles, review articles, letters to the editor, commentaries, and case reports. It is published by Elsevier on behalf of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine and was established in 1980 as the Journal of Adolescent Health Care, obtaining its current name in 1991. Charles E. Irwin, Jr. (University of California at San Francisco) has been the editor-in-chief since 2004.
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, MEDLINE, EMBASE, and PsychInfo. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 3.334, ranking it 8th out of 115 journals in the category "Pediatrics", 20th out of 157 journals in the category of "Public, Environmental and Occupational Health" (Sciences edition), and 5th out of 131 journals in that same category in the Social Sciences edition.
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Pediatrics". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Public, Environmental and Occupational Health". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Public, Environmental and Occupational Health". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.
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