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Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

Aims and scope

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy is a peer-reviewed journal. It includes observational and analytical reports, ideas, commentary, and opinions on therapies currently thought to be outside the realm of conventional Western biomedicine that are gaining interest and warranting research to assess therapeutic value. The Journal includes current concepts in clinical care, including case reports, which will be valuable for physicians and other health care professionals who are seeking to evaluate and integrate these therapies into patient care protocols.


Responsiveness Average
Time from submission to first decision after peer review 7 weeks
Time to immediate reject Not Provided
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Open Access Policy

Open access available Yes

Articles may be deposited to comply with funding agency agreements, but there is a 12 month embargo period. If access is required prior to 12 months, authors have the option to make their articles available free online immediately via the Liebert Open Access Option for a one-time fee of $3,000. Authors publishing subsequent articles using Open Access Option will pay a reduced price of $2,000.

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General information

Publisher Mary Ann Liebert
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ISSN 1075-5535
eISSN 1557-7708
SNIP 0.934
Acceptance rate Not provided
Publication Frequency Not provided
Publication Languages
  • English
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