Health (journal)

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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Healthcare
Language English
Edited by Michael Traynor
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 1363-4593 (print)
1461-7196 (web)
LCCN 97652924
OCLC no. 300289269

Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine is a bimonthly peer-reviewed healthcare journal that covers research in the fields of health and the social sciences. The journal was established in 1997 with Alan Radley Loughborough University) as founding editor and is published by SAGE Publications.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Health is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2013 impact factor is 1.324, ranking it 70 out of 136 journals in the category "Public, Environmental & Occupational Health (SSCI)" and 18 out of 37 journals in the category "Social Sciences, Biomedical".[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Social Sciences, Biomedical". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 

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