Journal of Adolescent Health
Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
The Journal of Adolescent Health is a multidisciplinary scientific Journal, which seeks to publish new research findings in the field of Adolescent Medicine and Health ranging from the basic biological and behavioral sciences to public health and policy. We seek original manuscripts, review articles, letters to the editor, commentaries, and case reports from our colleagues in Anthropology, Dentistry and Oral Health, Education, Health Services Research, International Health, Law, Medicine, Mental Health, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology, Public Health and Policy, Social Work, Sociology, Youth Development, and other disciplines that work with or are committed to improving the lives of adolescents and young adults.
The Journal is the official publication of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM), a multidisciplinary organization committed to improving the health and well-being of adolescents. One of the Society's primary goals is the development, synthesis, and dissemination of scientific and scholarly knowledge unique to the health needs of adolescents. To meet this goal, the Society established the Journal of Adolescent Health in 1980.
According to the Journal Citation Reports published by Thomson Reuters, Journal of Adolescent Health has a 2013 5-Year Impact Factor of 3.753 and an Eigenfactor of 0.01952, ranking it 6th and 7th (respectively) of 117 journals in the category of Pediatrics. The 2-year Impact Factor is 2.748. This multi-disciplinary journal is included in the following categories: Pediatrics (Science edition), Public, Environmental and Occupational Health (Science edition), Psychology, Developmental (Social Sciences edition) and Public, Environmental and Occupational Health (Social Sciences edition).View all Pediatrics titles