The Journal of Sexual Medicine

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The Journal of Sexual Medicine
Jsm cover.jpg
DisciplineSexology, urology
Edited byJohn P. Mulhall
Publication details
Elsevier (2016 onwards)
Wiley (2004–2015)
3.151 (2014)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Sex. Med.
ISSN1743-6095 (print)
1743-6109 (web)
OCLC no.56519822

The Journal of Sexual Medicine (JSM) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published on behalf of the International Society for Sexual Medicine. Besides the latter society, it is also an official journal for the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health. The editor-in-chief is John P. Mulhall. The related open access journal, Sexual Medicine, was launched in 2013.[1]

The journal was published by Wiley between 2004 and 2015. It has been published by Elsevier since 2016.


The Journal of Sexual Medicine covers basic science and clinical research studies in the psychological and biological aspects of male and female sexual function and dysfunction. It publishes articles in the following categories:

  • Original research articles
  • Case reports
  • Review articles
  • Commentaries
  • Editorials
  • Letters to the Editor

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Academic Search, Chemical Abstracts Service, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, Index Medicus/MEDLINE, PubMed, PsycINFO, and the Science Citation Index Expanded. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 3.151, ranking it 17th out of 76 journals in the category "Urology & Nephrology".[2]


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  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Urology & Nephrology". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. (subscription required)

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