Social Science & Medicine

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Social Science & Medicine  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Soc. Sci. Med.
Discipline Social sciences, health science
Language English
Edited by Ichiro Kawachi, S.V. Subramanian
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1967-present
Frequency Biweekly
2.733
Indexing
ISSN 0277-9536
LCCN 82643975
CODEN SSMDEP
OCLC no. 609900358
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Social Science & Medicine is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering social science research on health, including anthropology, economics, geography, psychology, social epidemiology, social policy, sociology, and health care practice, policy, and organization. It was established in 1967 and is published by Elsevier.

History[edit]

Social Science & Medicine (ISSN 0037-7856) was published quarterly from 1967-1977 by Pergamon Press and, according to the National Library of Medicine[1] and the Library of Congress,[2] was then split into:

  • Social Science & Medicine. Part A: Medical Psychology & Medical Sociology (ISSN 0271-7123)
  • Social Science & Medicine. Part B: Medical Anthropology (ISSN 0160-7987)
  • Social Science & Medicine. Part C: Medical Economics (ISSN 0160-7995)
  • Social Science & Medicine. Part D: Medical Geography (ISSN 0160-8002)
  • Social Science & Medicine. Part E: Medical Psychology (ISSN 0271-5384)
  • Social Science & Medicine. Part F: Medical & Social Ethics (ISSN 0271-5392)

In 1982, Parts A-F were merged back into one journal. It was published by Pergamon Press, until that company was acquired by Elsevier in 1992.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.733.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NLM record,
  2. ^ LC record
  3. ^ "Social Science & Medicine". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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