| Soc. Sci. Med.|
| Social sciences, health science|
Ichiro Kawachi, S.V. Subramanian
Social Science & Medicine is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering social science research on health, including anthropology, economics, geography, psychology, social epidemiology, social policy, sociology, medicine and health care practice, policy, and organization. It was established in 1967 and is published by Elsevier.
Social Science & Medicine Wikipedia
Social Science & Medicine (ISSN 0037-7856) was published quarterly from 1967-1977 by Pergamon Press and, according to the National Library of Medicine and the Library of Congress, was then split into:Social Science & Medicine. Part A: Medical Psychology & Medical Sociology (ISSN 0271-7123)
Social Science & Medicine. Part B: Medical Anthropology (ISSN 0160-7987)
Social Science & Medicine. Part C: Medical Economics (ISSN 0160-7995)
Social Science & Medicine. Part D: Medical Geography (ISSN 0160-8002)
Social Science & Medicine. Part E: Medical Psychology (ISSN 0271-5384)
Social Science & Medicine. Part F: Medical & Social Ethics (ISSN 0271-5392)
In 1982, Parts A-F were merged back into one journal. It was published by Pergamon Press, until that company was acquired by Elsevier in 1992.
The journal is abstracted and indexed in:
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.733.