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).
|Edited by||Richard M. Carpiano, Brian C. Kelly|
|Journal of Health and Human Behavior|
|ISO 4||J. Health Soc. Behav.|
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" and 23rd out of 156 journals in "Public, Environmental & Occupational Health".