About the Journal : Psychosomatic Medicine

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​​About the Journal

Psychosomatic Medicine is the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal publishes experimental, clinical, and epidemiological studies on the role of psychological and social factors in the biological and behavioral processes relevant to health and disease. Psychosomatic Medicine is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal devoted to high-quality science on biobehavioral mechanisms, brain-behavior interactions relevant to physical and mental disorders, as well as interventions in clinical and public health settings.

Psychosomatic Medicine was founded in 1939 and publishes interdisciplinary research articles relevant to medicine, psychiatry, psychology, and other health-related disciplines. The print journal is published nine times a year; most articles are published online ahead of print. Supplementary issues may contain reports of conferences at which original research was presented in areas relevant to the psychosomatic and behavioral medicine.

The 2020 Impact Factor is 4.312.

The journal is indexed by Index Medicus (Current Contents (Life Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index, SciSearch Database, ISI/BioMed, Research Alert), EMBASE/Excerpta medica, BIOSIS, Chemical Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, Biological Abstracts, PsycINFO, and CINAHL.

The journal is available in print and online.

Full-Text Access

For members of the American Psychosomatic Society and non-member subscribers, all content is available by username and password. You can use the same login you currently use for the Psychosomatic Medicine iPad app. If you need assistance, use the appropriate contact info below.

Members: email [email protected] or call 1-866-489-0443, outside U.S. call 1-301-223-2300.

Non-member subscribers: email [email protected] or call 1-800-638-3030, outside U.S. call 1-301-223-2300.​

Many university and medical center libraries throughout the world subscribe to Psychosomatic Medicine through Ovid.


To submit an article to the journal, please visit our manuscript website at http://psymed.editorialmanager.com.


To obtain copies of articles or to be notified about upcoming papers, please contact the journal's U.S. Editorial Office, (813) 525-0098, [email protected].

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