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Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry

Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry

An International Journal of Cross-Cultural Health Research

Editor: Atwood D. Gaines
Managing Editor: Brandy L. Schillace

ISSN: 0165-005X (print version)
ISSN: 1573-076X (electronic version)

Journal no. 11013

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  • A forum for the publication of work in medical and psychiatric anthropology, cross-cultural psychiatry and related fields
  • Presents research work which bridges anthropological and medical perspectives and methods
  • Examines the significance of culture in health care
  • Benefits everyone studying, researching or working in anthropology, psychiatry and general health care

Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry is an international and interdisciplinary forum for the publication of work in the fields of medical and psychiatric anthropology, cross-cultural psychiatry, and associated cross-societal and clinical epidemiological studies.

 The journal offers original research, and theoretical papers based on original research, across the full range of these fields. Contents include clinically relevant interdisciplinary work which bridges anthropological and medical perspectives and methods, along with research on the cultural context of normative and deviant behavior, including the anthropological, epidemiological and clinical aspects of the subject.

Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry fosters systematic, wide-ranging examinations of the significance of culture in health care, including comparisons of how the concept of culture operates in anthropological and medical disciplines.


2-Year Impact Factor: 1.016 (2016)
5-Year Impact Factor: 1.270 (2016)

39 out of 82 on the Anthropology list
27 out of 39 on the  Social Sciences, Biomedical list
107 out of 139 on the Psychiatry list

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2015:  0.472

72 out of 288 on the Anthropology list

173 out of 436 on the Art and Humanities (Misc) list
93 out of 229on the Health (Social Science) list
237 out of 494 on the Psychiatry and Mental Health list

SJR is a measure of the journal’s relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.

Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014:  0.890

The IPP measures the ratio of citations per article published in the three previous years.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015:  0.996

The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.

 

 

 

Related subjects » Anthropology & Archaeology - Psychiatry - Psychology - Public Health - Sociology

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     Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry is an international and interdisciplinary forum for the publication of work in three interrelated fields: medical and psychiatric anthropology, cross-cultural psychiatry, and related cross-societal and clinical epidemiological studies. The journal publishes original research, and theoretical papers based on original research, on all subjects in each of these fields. Interdisciplinary work which bridges anthropological and medical perspectives and methods which are clinically relevant are particularly welcome, as is research on the cultural context of normative and deviant behavior, including the anthropological, epidemiological and clinical aspects of the subject.

    Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry also fosters systematic and wide-ranging examinations of the significance of culture in health care, including comparisons of how the concept of culture is operationalized in anthropological and medical disciplines.

    With the increasing emphasis on the cultural diversity of society, which finds its reflection in many facets of our day to day life, including health care, Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry is required reading in anthropology, psychiatry and general health care libraries.

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