Journal of Health and Social Behavior

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 editors-in-chief are Richard M. Carpiano (University of California, Riverside) and Brian C. Kelly (Purdue University). Previous editors-in-chief include Gilbert Gee (University of California, Los Angeles), Debra Umberson (University of Texas at Austin), and Eliza Pavalko (Indiana University).

Journal of Health and Social Behavior
DisciplineMedical sociology
LanguageEnglish
Edited byRichard M. Carpiano, Brian C. Kelly
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Health and Human Behavior
History1960-present
Publisher
SAGE Publications on behalf of the American Sociological Association (United States)
FrequencyQuarterly
2.617 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Health Soc. Behav.
Indexing
CODENJHSBA5
ISSN0022-1465 (print)
2150-6000 (web)
LCCN65003408
JSTOR00221465
OCLC no.1695738
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Abstracting and indexing

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 2017 impact factor of 2.617, ranking it 16th out of 64 journals in the category "Psychology, Social"[1] and 23rd out of 156 journals in "Public, Environmental & Occupational Health".[2]

References

  1. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Social". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.
  2. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Public, Environmental & Occupational Health". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.
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