Journal of Health and Social Behavior

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Journal of Health and Social Behavior  
Journal of Health and Social Behavior.JPG
Former names
Journal of Health and Human Behavior
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Health Soc. Behav.
Discipline Medical sociology
Language English
Edited by Gilbert Gee
Publication details
Publisher
Sage Publications on behalf of the American Sociological Association (United States)
Publication history
1960-present
Frequency Quarterly
3.333
Indexing
ISSN 0022-1465 (print)
2150-6000 (web)
LCCN 65003408
CODEN JHSBA5
OCLC no. 1695738
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The Journal of Health and Social Behavior is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Sage Publications on behalf of the American Sociological Association. It covers the application of sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health and illness and the organization of medicine and health care. The editor-in-chief is Gilbert Gee (University of California, Los Angeles); previous editors-in-chief have been Debra Umberson (University of Texas at Austin) and Eliza Pavalko (Indiana University).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in AgeLine, Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts, Education Resources Information Center, MEDLINE/PubMed, PsycINFO, Science Citation Index, Scopus, and Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 3.333, ranking it 4th out of 60 journals in the category "Psychology, Social"[1] and 7th out of 136 journals in "Public, Environmental & Occupational Health".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Social". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Public, Environmental & Occupational Health". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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