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About the Journal

Social History of Medicine is concerned with all aspects of health, illness, and medical treatment in the past. It is committed to publishing work on the social history of medicine from a variety of disciplines. The journal offers its readers substantive and lively articles on a variety of themes, critical assessments of archives and sources, conference reports, up-to-date information on research in progress, a discussion point on topics of current controversy and concern, review articles, and wide-ranging book reviews.


Year Impact Factor Si: History & Philosophy Of Science Ssi: History & Philosophy Of Science
2015 0.559 21 out of 60 19 out of 44
2014 0.403 40 out of 59 34 out of 43
2013 0.400 28 out of 56 25 out of 42
2012 0.472 28 out of 58 27 out of 41
2011 0.545 22 out of 56 16 out of 39
2010 0.370 25 out of 50 24 out of 36
2009 0.679 15 out of 44 12 out of 33
2008 0.431 21 out of 41 17 out of 32
2007 0.809 6 out of 37 6 out of 29
2006 0.468 15 out of 35 13 out of 28

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index and Social Science Citation Index by ISI.


Social History of Medicine is covered by the following abstracting/indexing services:

America: History and Life
Arts & Humanities Index (BIDS)
Arts and Humanities Citation Index®
CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Current Contents® /Arts & Humanities
Historical Abstracts
IBZ Internationale Bibliographie der Geisted and Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliterature
International Medieval Bibliography
Journal Citation Reports /Science Edition
Journal Citation Reports /Social Sciences Edition
Periodicals Index Online (PIO)
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PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Medical Library
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®)
Science Citation Index®
Social Sciences Citation Index®
Social Scisearch®
Sociological Abstracts

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