The Journal of Adolescent Health (JAH) is the official publication of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Among the Journal's primary goals are the development, synthesis and dissemination of scientific and scholarly knowledge unique to the health needs of adolescents.
Editor in Chief: Charles E. Irwin, Jr., MD, FSAHM
All SAHM members receive a monthly subscription to JAH as a benefit of membership (plus online access).
View the current issue and the Journal of Adolescent Health archives on the Elsevier site.
Every month, the Journal of Adolescent Health presents the most recent research and advances in adolescent medicine with applications for practice. Specifically addressing the acute and chronic health care problems of adolescents and
young adults, each peer-reviewed issues offers:
New in 2015, JAH has launched a "For Parents and Teens" section, which provides access to plain-language summaries of several of articles that contain research of immediate relevance to parents of adolescents and young adults. Direct links to the original articles are included as well.
original research and review articles
retrospectives of areas of special interest
brief scientific reports
case reports on every aspect of adolescent health care
The Journal of Adolescent Health has an Impact Factor of 3.837, a five-year impact factor of 4.147, and ranks highly in several categories of both the Science and Social Sciences editions of the Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters:
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7th of 119 journals in Pediatrics (Science edition)
19th of 162 journals in Public, Environmental and Occupational Health (Science edition)
6th of 68 journals in Developmental Psychology (Social Sciences edition)
7th of 145 journals in Public, Environmental and Occupational Health (Social Sciences edition)