Social Science & Medicine
Aims and scope
Social Science & Medicine publishes 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. The journal publishes material relevant to any aspect of health from a wide range of social science disciplines (anthropology, economics, epidemiology, geography, policy, psychology, and sociology), and material relevant to the social sciences from any of the professions concerned with physical and mental health, health care, clinical practice, and health policy and organization.
Responsiveness Very slow
|Time from submission to first decision after peer review||16 weeks|
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Publication speed Average
|Time from acceptance to print||10 weeks|
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|Time from acceptance to online||2 weeks|
Submission fees $
Publication or page charges $
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Open Access Policy
Open access available Yes
All Elsevier journals allow authors to comply with funding body agreements for article archiving (fees may apply if release is required prior to 12 months). Authors also have the option of making their article freely available to all via the ScienceDirect platform (cost: US$3,000). See author instructions for details.
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