Sleep and Biological Rhythms is a quarterly peer-reviewed publication dealing with medical treatments relating to sleep. The journal publishies original articles, short papers, commentaries and the occasional reviews. In scope the journal covers mechanisms of sleep and wakefullness from the ranging perspectives of basic science, medicine, dentistry, pharmacology, psychology, engineering, public health and related branches of the social sciences.
  • The official English journal of the Japanese Society of Sleep Research
  • Publishes original research articles dealing with sleep and wakefulness, including biological rhythms
  • Basic science, medicine and social science relating to sleep and/or biological rhythms will be considered for publication

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Kazuo Chin
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Journal metrics

0.925 (2019)
Impact factor
0.958 (2019)
Five year impact factor
53 days
Submission to first decision
148 days
Submission to acceptance
43,766 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1479-8425
Print ISSN
1446-9235
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  4. EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
  5. EBSCO Discovery Service
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  10. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
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  17. PsycINFO
  18. Psyndex
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  20. SCOPUS
  21. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  22. TD Net Discovery Service
  23. UGC-CARE List (India)
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