Journal of Health and Social Behavior
|Journal of Health and Social Behavior|
|Former name(s)||Journal of Health and Human Behavior|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||J. Health Soc. Behav.|
|Edited by||Debra Umberson|
|Publisher||SAGE Publications for the American Sociological Association (United States)|
The Journal of Health and Social Behavior is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Sociological Association. It publishes "empirical and theoretical articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health and illness and the organization of medicine and health care."
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed in Ageline, Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts, ERIC, JSTOR, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, Science Citation Index, Scopus, and Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the Journal of Health and Social Behavior's 2011 impact factor is 2.722, ranking it 5 out of 59 titles in the category "Psychology, Social" and 11out of 131 titles in "Public, Environmental & Occupational Health."