Journals & Bulletins for health promotion, public health and population health

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American Journal of Public Health
Website Contents: search function, table of contents, abstracts, free sample issue, email alerts
Journal Contents: research, research methods, and program evaluation in the field of public health; a forum for the analysis of health policy
Indexes/Abstracts: Ageline, Assia (Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts), Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, CINAHL, Criminal Justice Abstracts, Environmental Abstracts, ETOH (Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database), Excerpta Medica, Food Science and Technology, General Science Index, Grateful Med, Hospital Literature Index, Human Resources Abstracts, Medline, Physical Education Index, Pollution Abstracts, Psychological Abstracts, PsychINFO, Safety Science Abstracts, Sage Family Studies Abstracts, Science Citation Index, and Social Work Research and Abstracts

AJPM Online (website for American Journal of Preventive Medicine)
Website Contents: search function, sample copy, table of contents, abstracts, some full text articles
Journal Contents: all aspects of practice, education, policy, and research in preventive medicine and public health; interventions aimed at the prevention of chronic and acute disease and the promotion of individual and community health; topics include primary and secondary prevention of important clinical, behavioral and public health issues such as injury and violence, infectious disease, women's health, smoking, sedentary behaviors and physical activity, nutrition, diabetes, obesity, and alcohol and drug abuse
Indexes/Abstracts: APNScan, BIOSIS, Chemical Abstracts, Chicano Index, Current Contents, Dev Med Child Neurol, EMBASE, Health Plan Adminis, Health Promotion and Education and the Cancer Prevention and Control Databases of CHID on BRS, Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts, MEDLARS, Nutrition Research Newsletter, PsycINFO Psychological Abstracts, Research Alert, SCISEARCH, Smoking and Health, Social Planning/Policy and Development Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, Tropical Diseases Bulletin

American Journal of Community Psychology
Website Contents: table of contents and abstracts only, sample issue, search function
Journal Contents: quantitative and qualitative research on community psychological interventions at the social, neighborhood, organizational, group, and individual levels; topics include individual and community mental and physical health; educational, legal, and work environment processes, policies, and opportunities; social welfare and social justice; studies of social problems; and evaluations of interventions; issues covered include prevention of problems in living, promotion of emotional and physical health, well-being and competence, empowerment of marginal groups, collective social action, social networks, institutional and organizational change, and self and mutual help; community-based interventions such as collaborative research, advocacy, consultation, training, and planning are also featured
Indexes/Abstracts: ASSIA (Applied Social Science Index and Abstracting), Biological Abstracts/RRM, Community Mental Health Review, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Exceptional Child Education Resources, Health and Safety Science Abstracts, IBZ - CD-ROM, IBZ - International Bibliography of Periodical Literature on the Humanities and Social Sciences, IBZ - Online, Index Medicus/MEDLINE, The ISI Alerting Services, Psychological Abstracts, PsycINFO Database, Referativnyi Zhurnal, Risk Abstracts, Sage Family Studies Abstracts, Social Sciences Citation Index, Social Science Index, Social Scisearch, Social Work Abstracts, Social Work Research, Sociological Abstracts

American Journal of Health Behavior
Website Contents: table of contents and abstracts only, search function, reprints for fee
Journal Contents: objectives are to provide a comprehensive understanding of the impact of personal attributes, personality characteristics, behavior patterns, social structure and processes on health maintenance, health restoration and health improvement; to disseminate knowledge of holistic, multi-disciplinary approaches to designing and implementing effective health programs; and to showcase health behavior analysis skills that have been proven to impact health improvement and recovery
Indexes/Abstracts: Index Medicus, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, Psychological Abstracts, Hospital Literature Index, Combined Health Information Database (CHID), Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (Cinahl), ERIC (Clearing House on Teacher Education), Sociological Abstracts, Consumer Health & Nutrition Index, Physical Education Index, Human Resources Abstracts, Sage Family Studies Abstracts, Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA), Current Contents/Social & Behavior Social Sciences (CC/S&BS), Educational Administration Abstracts, Violence & Abuse Abstracts

American Journal of Health Promotion
Website Contents: Editor's notes and "Inbrief", no articles
Journal Contents: the full spectrum of health promotion topics, including: fitness, nutrition, weight control, stress management, smoking control, medical self-care, demand management, culture change, social health, spiritual health, mind/body health, research methodology, health policy, employee assistance programs, underserved populations

Annual Reviews Public Health
Website Contents: search function, email notification, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: systematic, periodic examinations of scholarly advances in public health through critical reviews; summarizes topics and roots out errors of fact or concept

Bandolier
Website Contents: table of contents, back issue index, subject index, email notification, full text for summaries of scientific reviews and studies and for editorials/commentaries; includes "resource" centres (e.g. arthritis, management, older people, sexual health); provides links for evidence based websites
Journal Contents: provides advice about treatments or diseases for healthcare professionals and consumers based on information distilled from systematic reviews and meta-analyses found in PubMed and the Cochrane Library; where necessary do own systematic reviews; sometimes include other types of information such as large epidemiological studies

bmj.com
Website Contents: search function, email notification, abstracts, full text, link to PubMed/Medline
Journal Contents: clinical, scientific, social, political, and economic factors affecting health; editions for a number of countries in addition to Britain

Brigit's Notes Women's Health E-bulletin
Bulletin Contents: new policy initiatives, research, calls for submissions, events and conferences, new resources and updates on women's health issues and activism

Canadian Journal of Public Health
Website Contents: index of journal articles
Journal Contents: all aspects of public health, including epidemiology, nutrition, family health, environmental health, sexually transmitted diseases, gerontology, behavioural medicine, rural health, health promotion and public health policy; English and French
Indexes/Abstracts: EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Social Sciences Citations, Index Medicus, Medline, University Microfilms Inc. (UMI)

Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine
Website Contents: table of contents, abstracts, full text, no search function
Journal Contents: seeks to promote research into rural health issues, promote the health of rural (including native) communities, support and inform rural practitioners, provide a forum for debate and discussion of rural medicine, provide practical clinical information to rural practitioners and influence rural health policy by publishing articles that inform decision-makers; some French

Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ)
Website Contents: table of contents, abstracts, full text , search function, email notification, some French
Journal Contents: papers that advance the understanding of medicine and health care, stimulate debate, educate and entertain
Indexes/Abstracts: MEDLINE/Index Medicus and more than 30 other indexing services, including EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Elsevier BIOBASE/Current Awareness in Biological Sciences, Current Contents: Life Sciences and Current Contents: Clinical Medicine

Canadian Social Trends
Website Contents: articles only for fee
Journal Contents: discusses the social, economic, and demographic changes affecting the lives of Canadians; latest figures for major social indicators; separate English and French editions

Chronic Diseases in Canada
Website Contents: table of contents, abstracts, full text, English and French
Journal Contents: focuses on current evidence relevant to the control and prevention of chronic (i.e. non-communicable) diseases and injuries in Canada; covers fields such as epidemiology, public/community health, biostatistics, behavioural sciences and health services
Indexes/Abstracts: Index Medicus/MEDLINE, PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service), EMBASE (Excerpta Medica database)

Community Development Journal
Website Contents: search function, table of contents, abstracts, sample copy, email notification Journal Contents: an international forum for political, economic and social programmes, which link the activities of people with institutions and government; deals with the theory and practice of the policies, programmes and methods employed; topics include community action, village, town, and regional planning, community studies and rural development
Indexes/Abstracts: ASSIA, British Humanities Index, Bulletin Bibliographique, CAB Abstracts and CAB Health, Caredata Abstracts (NISW), ERIC (Education Resources Information Center), Geographical Abstracts Human Geography, International Bibliography of Book Reviews, International Bibliography of Periodical Literature, International Development Abstracts, Periodicals Contents Index, Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin (PAIS), Social Planning, Policy, and Development Abstracts, Social Work Research and Abstracts (NASW), Sociological Abstracts

Critical Public Health
Website Contents: sample copy, email notification, search function via CatchWord, table of contents, individual articles for purchase
Journal Contents: critical analyses of theory and practice, reviews of literature and explorations of new ways of working; interdisciplinary focus; committed to exploring and debating issues of equity and social justice -particularly issues of sexism, racism and other forms of oppression; international Indexes/Abstracts: Family Studies Database (NISC), Gay and Lesbian Abstracts (NISC), Social Services Abstracts

E-watch bulletin on innovation in health services
Website Contents: events for health services professionals and decision-makers; publications promoting knowledge utilization in the health services; Web sites providing content on specific themes; information from KU-UC (Knowledge Utilization-Utilisation des Connaissances) members regarding their organizations and activities; searchable bibliography containing references to documents on innovation and smart practices, dissemination and utilization of social sciences research, knowledge dissemination and utilization in health services, and utilization of evaluation research; English and French

Ethnicity & Health
Website Contents: sample copy, email notification, search function via CatchWord, table of contents, individual articles for purchase
Journal Contents: papers in the fields of medicine, public health, epidemiology, statistics, population sciences, social sciences; covers issues of culture, religion, lifestyle and racism, in so far as they relate to health and its anthropological and social aspects; addresses issues of direct relevance to the health and welfare of ethnic communities, including prevention, access to and equity in health care and models of appropriate and effective care; also covers the expanding field of migration studies, looking at the health and welfare of refugees and asylum-seekers; international
Indexes/Abstracts: ASSIA (Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts), CAB Health, Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), Index Medicus/MEDLINE, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, GEOBASE, Geographical Abstracts: Human Geography, PsycINFO/PsychLIT, Sociological Abstracts

European Journal of Public Health
Website Contents: search function, email notification, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: contributions from epidemiology, health services research, management, ethics and law, health economics, social sciences and environmental health; provides a forum for discussion and debate of current international public health issues with a focus on the European region
Indexes/Abstracts: Current Contents: Clinical Medicine, Current Contents: Social and Behavioral Sciences, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, Social Science Research Network

Evaluation
Website Contents: sample copy, email notification, table of contents and abstracts
Journal Contents: evaluation research, both theoretical and empirical; overviews of developments in evaluation policy and practice; interdisciplinary; encourages dialogue between different evaluation traditions such as program evaluation, technology assessment, auditing, value-added studies, policy evaluation and quality assessment; edited from a European base, Evaluation is an international journal which promotes exchange between European, North American, Asian and Australasian voices within the evaluation community
Indexes/Abstracts: Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA), Caredata Abstracts - Online, Caredata CD, Combined Health Information Database (CHID), Caredata Information Bulletin - online, Criminal Justice Abstracts, Educational Research Abstracts Online, Sociofile, Sociological Abstracts, Sociology of Education Abstracts, Social Services Abstracts

Evaluation and Program Planning
Website Contents: sample copy, email notification, search function, table of contents only Journal Contents: articles from the private and public sectors in a wide range of areas: organizational development and behavior, training, planning, human resource development, health and mental, social services, mental retardation, corrections, substance abuse, and education
Indexes/Abstracts: Adolescent Mental Health Abstracts, Current Contents/Health Services Administration, Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, ERIC, GEOBASE, International Development Abstracts, PsycINFO Psychological Abstracts, Psychology Abstracts, Social Sciences Citation Index, Sociological Abstracts

Evaluation and the Health Professions
Website Contents: tables of contents; email notification
Journal Contents: multidisciplinary; applications of evaluation in health care programmes and interventions

Evidence-Based Health Policy and Management
Website Contents: sample copy, table of contents, abstracts, search function, links
Journal Contents: evidence for health managers and policy makers presented in a concise format, based on the following types of studies (selected from a number of different journals): evaluations of financing and organisation of healthcare, evidence-based patient and public choice, health economics, health technology assessment, managing healthcare, promotion of evidence-based clinical practice, public health policy, purchasing

Health and Place
Website Contents: through health abstracts online: search function, sample copy, table of content and abstracts only
Journal Contents: interdisciplinary; dedicated to the study of all aspects of health and health care in which place or location matters; offers readers comparative perspectives on the difference that place makes to the incidence of ill-health, the structuring of health-related behaviour, the provision and use of health services, and the development of health policy
Indexes/Abstracts: CINAHL , Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, EMBASE, Excerpta Medica, GEOBASE, Geographical Abstracts: Human Geography, International Development Abstracts, Medline, Social Sciences Citation Index, Sociological Abstracts

Health Communication
Website Contents: sample issue, table of contents, abstracts, full text articles for purchase, email notification
Journal Contents: although most inclusions are data-based, the journal also publishes pedagogical, methodological, theoretical, and applied articles using either quantitative or qualitative methods; topics covered include provider-patient (or family) interaction, communication and cooperation, health information, promotion, interviewing, and public relations
Indexes/Abstracts: PsycINFO/Psychological Abstracts, Communication Abstracts, Contents Pages in Education, International Health Communication Hotline, SCAN in Nursing Administration Quarterly, Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts, Inventory of Marriage and Family Literature, Sociological Abstracts, ComIndex, Indicator News/Contents, Combined Health Information Database (CHID), ISI: Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, Research Alert, Social SciSearch, Social Planning Policy & Development Abstracts, Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts, Index Medicus, ComAbstracts, Index Medicus/MEDLINE

Health Education
Website Contents: sample copy; search function, email notification, and abstracts only through link to Emerald Fulltext
Journal Contents: analysis of health campaigns illustrating successes and failures, practical guidelines on the development of effective strategies and the best use of media , research results, reports on practitioner work , information about teaching materials; topics include drug, alcohol and sex education programmes in schools, projects to encourage healthy eating, sexual health, campaign to can tobacco advertising, role of technology in health information, road safety campaigns, training issues
Indexes/Abstracts: Contents Pages in Education, Educational Research Abstracts online

Health Education and Behavior (Formerly Health Education Quarterly)
Website Contents: table of contents and abstracts only, no search function, links to related journals and organizations
Journal Contents: empirical, theoretical, and practical articles exploring health-related behavioral and social change; topics include cardiovascular disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, violence, chronic disease, women's health, social support, stress, empowerment, community-based interventions, drug abuse, ethnicity & health; peer review
Indexes/Abstracts: ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts, Cancer Prevention and Control Database, Comprehensive School Health Database, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, Excerpta Medica, Healthcare Leadership Review, Healthcare Marketing Abstracts, Healthcare Quality Abstracts, Health Promotion and Education Database, Index Medicus, Prenatal Smoking Cessation Database, Psychological Abstracts, PsycINFO, Research Alert (ISI), Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI), Social Work Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, UP-TO-DATE Library

Health Education Research
Website Contents: email notification, search function, sample copy, table of contents, abstracts, some full text
Journal Contents: issues involved in health education and promotion worldwide
Indexes/Abstracts: Social Science Citation Index, Current Contents: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Embase

Health Evidence Bulletins Wales
Website Contents: list of bulletins; bulletins are downloadable
Journal Contents: a variety of Bulletins whose topics range from cancer to healthy environments; includes information from randomised controlled trials where available; in cases of health issues which do not lend themselves easily to investigation, or have not yet been studied by this method, high quality evidence has been sought from observational and other studies

Health Policy
Website Contents: sample copy, email notification, search function, table of contents only
Journal Contents: empirically based, comparative and/or global studies; a vehicle for the exploration and discussion of health policy issues
Indexes/Abstracts: Current Contents/Health Services Administration, Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, EMBASE, HealthSTAR , Hospital and Health Administration Index, PubMed, Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin, Reference Update, Social Sciences Citation Index

Health Policy and Planning
Website Contents: search function, email notification, sample copy, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: blends such individual specialities as epidemiology, health and development economics, management and social policy, planning and social anthropology to keep readers abreast of modern international health care
Indexes/Abstracts: Current Contents: Social and Behavioral Sciences, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Social Science Citation Index

Health Policy Research Bulletin
Website Contents: full text
Journal Contents: presents evidence that contributes to a better understanding of policy areas of national importance in Canada; each issue focuses on a key policy theme

Health Promotion International
Website Contents: search function, email notification, table of contents only
Journal Contents: highlights innovations from various sectors including education, health services, employment, legislation, the media, industry and community networks; articles describe theories and concepts, research projects and policy formulation, and planned and spontaneous activities, organizational change, and social development
Indexes/Abstracts: Current Contents: Social and Behavioral Sciences, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Social Science Citation Index

Health Promotion Practice
Website Contents: tables of contents
Journal Contents: explores the applications of health promotion/public health education interventions programs and best practice strategies in various settings, including but not limited to: community, health care, worksite, educational and international settings; examines practice-related issues, including program descriptions, teaching methods, needs assessment tools and methodologies, intervention strategies, health promotion, problem-solving issues, and evaluation presentations
Indexes/Abstracts: CINAHL database and CUMULATIVE INDEX TO NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH LITERATURE, Combined Health Information Database (CHID), Index Medicus, MEDLINE, Social Services Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts

Health Psychology
Website Contents: table of contents, abstracts, some full text
Journal Contents: devoted to furthering an understanding of scientific relationships between behavioral principles on the one hand and physical health and illness on the other; focus on empirical research; topics include the role of environmental, psychosocial, or sociocultural factors that may contribute to disease or its prevention; behavioral methods used in the diagnosis, treatment, or rehabilitation of individuals having physical disorders; and techniques that could reduce disease risk by modifying health beliefs, attitudes, or behaviors including decisions about using professional services; interventions included are those at the individual, group, multicenter, or community level Indexes/Abstracts: Addiction Abstracts, Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts, Biological Abstracts, Current Contents, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, PsycINFO, Social Sciences Citation Index, Social Sciences Index, Social Work Research & Abstracts

Health Reports
Website Contents: free sample copy, table of contents, text available only to subscribers
Journal Contents: information for a broad audience on the health status of the population and the health care system including analyses of health and vital statistics data, reports on newly released statistical publications or products, and synopses of recent health information produced by the Health Statistics Division at Statistics Canada; sources of data are typically national [i.e. Canadian] or provincial/territorial administrative data bases or surveys Indexes/Abstracts: Index Medicus, MEDLINE

Human Ecology
Website Contents: sample copy, search function, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: papers concerned with the complex and varied systems of interaction between people and their environment which examine the roles of social, cultural, and psychological factors in the maintenance or disruption of ecosystems and investigate the effects of population density on health, social organization, and environmental quality, as well as adaptive problems in urban environments and the interrelationship between technological and environmental changes
Indexes/Abstracts: Abstracts in Anthropology, Biological Abstracts/RRM, CAB Abstracts, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, Ecology Abstracts, Elsevier BIOBASE/Current Awareness in Biological Sciences, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Engineering Index, Family Planning Perspectives, Geobase/Geo Abstracts, IBIDS, The ISI Alerting Services, MLA International Bibliography, Psychological Abstracts, PsycINFO Database, Referativnyi Zhurnal, Sage Family Studies Abstracts, Social Sciences Citation Index, Social Scisearch, Sociological Abstracts, Studies on Women Abstracts

International Journal for Quality in Health Care
Website Contents: search function, email notification, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: papers in all disciplines related to the quality of health care, including health services research, health care evaluation, technology assessment, health economics, utilization review, cost containment and nursing care research, as well as clinical research related to quality of care
Indexes/Abstracts: Social Science Citation Index, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Science, Medline (Index Medicus), Research Alert, Social SciSearch

International Journal of Epidemiology
Website Contents: sample issue, search function, email notification, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: epidemiological advances and new developments throughout the world; new methods, epidemiological and statistical, for the analysis of data used by those who practise social and preventive medicine
Indexes/Abstracts: BIOSIS, Current Contents: Clinical Medicine, Current Contents: Life Sciences, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Elsevier BIOBASE/Current Awareness in Biological Sciences, Medline (Index Medicus), Reference Update, Science Citation Index

JECH Online (Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health)
Website Contents: email notification, sample copy, search function, table of contents, abstracts, individual articles for fee
Journal Contents: international; covers all aspects of epidemiology and public health; concerned with the study and improvement of communities worldwide, with respect to research, theory and methods, and public Health policy and practice

Journal of Aging and Health
Website Contents: journal description only
Journal Contents: social and behavioural factors relating to ageing and health, emphasizing health and quality of life; interdisciplinary; topics include Active Life Expectancy. diet/nutrition, disease prevention, ethics in health care, health behaviours and beliefs, health service utilization, longevity and mortality, long-term care, social support and health, the recovery process, alcoholism, suicide

Journal of Community Health
Website Contents: sample copy, search function, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: the practice, teaching, and research of community health, providing coverage of preventive medicine, new forms of health manpower, analysis of environmental factors, delivery of health care services, and the study of health maintenance and health insurance programs
Indexes/Abstracts: Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, The ISI Alerting Services, Psychological Abstracts, PsycINFO Database, Social Sciences Citation Index, Social Services Abstracts, Social Scisearch, Sociological Abstracts

Journal of Health and Social Behaviour (formerly Journal of Health and Human Behavior)
Website Contents: journal description only
Journal Contents: articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health, illness, and medicine in their social context

Journal of Health Communication
Website Contents: sample copy, email notification, search function through CatchWord, table of contents, articles for fee
Journal Contents: quantitative and qualitative studies; presents the latest developments in the field of health communication including research in social marketing, shared decision-making, communication (from interpersonal to mass media), psychology, government, policy-making, and health education around the world; presents research, progress in areas of technology and public health, ethics, politics/policy, and the application of health communication principles to the better health of individuals and communities

Journal of Primary Prevention
Website Contents: sample copy, search function, table of contents only
Journal Contents: highlights significant theoretical, empirical, and methodological research on all aspects of preventative intervention in the field of human services; discusses the causes of dysfunctional behavior in our society

Journal of Public Health
Website Contents: email notification, search function, table of contents and abstracts only Journal Contents: current theory and practice within the whole spectrum of public health medicine; looks in depth at the causes of disease and, in the light of this, how to prevent ill-health and promote good health; monitors disease trends and outbreaks of environmental hazards; covers planning, provision and evaluation of health services
Indexes/Abstracts: Current Contents: Clinical Medicine, Current Contents: Social and Behavioral Sciences, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Medline (Index Medicus), Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
Website Contents: email notification, search function, table of contents, abstracts, some full-text articles (rest available for fee)
Journal Contents: international general medical journal; published in 14 languages

Ontario Health Promotion Email Bulletin
Website Contents: table of contents, full text, search function, free subscription
Bulletin Contents: a summarized health promotion information exchange which includes: time-sensitive news, announcements, events, and job postings; feature articles on health promotion issues; Internet and print resources

Population and Environment
Website Contents: sample copy, search function, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: theoretical and empirical papers apply demographic variables to lifestyle, law, health, business, economics, community planning, and international relations; focuses on the linkages between significant demographic and environmental variables; offers an interdisciplinary perspective on the relationship between population and social, cultural, and physical environments
Indexes/Abstracts: Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, Geobase/Geo Abstracts, The ISI Alerting Services, Social Sciences Citation Index, Social Scisearch

Prevention Researcher
Website Contents: email notification, abstracts only, resources links
Journal Contents: concise, timely and accessible snapshots of cutting edge behavioral research focusing on youth at risk; topics include adolescent gambling, tattooing and body piercing, juvenile delinquency, outreach to Hispanic students, teen pregnancy prevention, community-based prevention models, teenage eating disorders, athletes and substance abuse

Prevention Science
Website Contents: sample copy, search function, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: health and social problems, including substance abuse, mental health, HIV/AIDS, violence, accidents, teenage pregnancy, suicide, delinquency, STD's, obesity, diet/nutrition, exercise, and chronic illness; an interdisciplinary forum designed to disseminate new developments in the theory, research and practice of prevention, with prevention sciences encompassing etiology, epidemiology and intervention
Indexes/Abstracts: CSA Political Science & Government: A Guide to Periodical Literature, Ergonomic Abstracts, Index Medicus/MEDLINE, Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts, Social Services Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts

Public Health Reports
Website Contents: sample copy, email notification, search function, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: research and discussions of key issues relevant to the public health community; topics include tobacco control, teenage violence, occupational disease and injury, immunization, drug policy, lead screening, Native American health issues, and tuberculosis control

Reviews of Health Promotion and Education Online (former Internet Journal of Health Promotion)
or click here Website Contents: electronic proceedings of international conferences, reviews
Journal Contents: articles relevant for the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion and health education

Social Justice Research
Website Contents: sample copy, search function, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: international; multidisciplinary; papers with broad implications for social scientists investigating the origins, structures, and consequences of justice in human affairs
Indexes/Abstracts: ASSIA: Applied Social Science Index and Abstracting, Criminal Justice Abstracts, Current Contents/Arts and Humanities, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, Family Studies Database, Sage Public Administration Abstracts

Social Science and Medicine
Website Contents: through health abstracts online: search function, sample copy, table of contents and abstracts only
Journal Contents: an international and interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of research findings, reviews and theory in all areas of common interest to social scientists and health practitioners and policy makers
Indexes/Abstracts: ASSIA, Abstracts in Hygiene and Communicable Diseases, BIOSIS, CINAHL, Current Contents/Health Services Administration, Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, EMBASE, Elsevier BIOBASE, Geographical Abstracts, Hyg Abstr, Index Medicus, Medline, PASCAL/CNRS, Psychology Abstracts, Research Alert, Social Sciences Citation Index, Sociological Abstracts, Tropical Diseases Bulletin

Women's Health Issues
Website Contents: search function, free sample copy, table of contents, author index, email notification
Journal Contents: the official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, devoted exclusively to women's health issues at the medical/social interface, for health professionals, social scientists, policy makers, and others concerned with the complex and diverse facets of health care delivery to women; includes articles, position papers, and reports from conferences and workshops
Indexes/Abstracts: Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, Current Contents, EMBASE, Index Medicus, Sociological Abstracts, Studies on Women Abstracts

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