American Sociological Association

Journal of Health and Social Behavior

Mission  Statement

The Journal of Health and Social Behavior is a medical sociology journal that publishes empirical and theoretical articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health and illness and the organization of medicine and health care. Its editorial policy favors manuscripts that are grounded in important theoretical issues in medical sociology or the sociology of mental health and that advance our theoretical understanding of the processes by which social factors and human health are interrelated.

EditorsRichard Carpiano, University of California-Riverside, and Brian C. Kelly, Purdue University
ISSN: 0022-1465
Quarterly: March, June, September, December 

Selected Journal Articles

The Stratified Legitimacy of Abortions Katrina Kimport, Tracy A. Weitz, and Lori Freedman, December 2016
Work Disability among Women: The Role of Divorce in a Retrospective Cohort Study Christopher R. Tamborini, Gayle L. Reznik, and Kenneth A. Couch, March 2016
Adolescent Survival Expectations: Variations by Race, Ethnicity, and Nativity Tara D. Warner and Raymond R. Swisher, December 2015
The Sequencing of a College Degree during the Transition to Adulthood: Implications for Obesity Richard Allen Miech, Michael J. Shanahan, Jason Boardman, and Shawn Bauldry, June 2015

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