Social Science Journals: Resources for Authors

Social Science and Medicine

"Social Science & Medicine provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of social science research on health. We publish original research articles (both empirical and theoretical), reviews, position papers and commentaries on health issues, to inform current research, policy and practice in all areas of common interest to social scientists, health practitioners, and policy makers." (From publisher's website)

Impact Factor2.814
Peer ReviewedYes
Publishing FrequencyBiweekly
Articles Published/Year626
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PubMed Central SubmissionMethod D

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Select PSC Publications in Social Science and Medicine

Teerawichitchainan, Bussarawan, Vipan Prachuabmoh, and John E. Knodel. 2019. "Productive aging in developing Southeast Asia: Comparative analyses between Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand." Social Science and Medicine, 229: 161-171.

Hicken, Margaret, Hedwig Lee, and Anna K. Hing. 2018. "The weight of racism: Vigilance and racial inequalities in weight-related measures." Social Science and Medicine, 199: 157-166.

Hicken, Margaret, Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz, Myles Durkee, and James S. Jackson. 2018. "Racial inequalities in health: Framing future research." Social Science and Medicine, 199: 11-18.

Smith, Jennifer A., Minjung Kho, Wei Zhao, Miao Yu, Colter Mitchell, and Jessica Faul. Forthcoming. "Genetic effects and gene-by-education interactions on episodic memory performance and decline in an aging population." Social Science and Medicine.

Ailshire, Jennifer, Amelia Karraker, and Philippa J. Clarke. 2017. "Neighborhood social stressors, fine particulate matter air pollution, and cognitive function among older U.S. adults." Social Science and Medicine, 172: 56-63.

Villa-Torres, Laura, Tonatiuh González-Vázquez, Paul J. Fleming, Edgar Leonel González-González, César Infante-Xibille, Rebecca Chavez, and Clare Barrington. 2017. "Transnationalism and health: A systematic literature review on the use of transnationalism in the study of the health practices and behaviors of migrants." Social Science and Medicine, 183(Supplement C): 70-79.


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