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The American Journal of Chinese Medicine

Aims and scope

The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, which is defined in its broadest sense possible, publishes original articles and essays relating to traditional or ethnomedicine of all cultures. Areas of particular interest include: Basic scientific and clinical research in indigenous medical techniques, therapeutic procedures, medicinal plants, and traditional medical theories and concepts; Multidisciplinary study of medical practice and health care, especially from historical, cultural, public health, and socioeconomic perspectives; International policy implications of comparative studies of medicine in all cultures, including such issues as health in developing countries, affordability and transferability of health-care techniques and concepts; Translating scholarly ancient texts or modern publications on ethnomedicine.


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Time from submission to first decision after peer review Not Provided
Time to immediate reject Not Provided
Publication speed Very slow
Time from acceptance to print 20 weeks
Total time to publication Not Provided
Time from submission to acceptance 16 weeks
Time from acceptance to online Not Provided


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Color figures or plates will be accepted only at the author's expense for engraving, printing and handling.

Open Access Policy

Open access available No

Authors can choose to have their journal articles made available with full open access. For this purpose, authors will be charged a basic article processing fee (exact fee not specified).

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General information

Publisher World Scientific
  • None
Imprint Institute for Advanced Research in Asian Science and Medicine
ISSN 0192-415X
eISSN 1793-6853
SNIP 0.868
Acceptance rate 25%
Publication Frequency Not provided
Publication Languages
  • English
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