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The 18th Congress of Asian College of Psychosomatic Medicine 2018

Aims and scope

BioPsychoSocial Medicine is the official journal of the Japanese Society of Psychosomatic Medicine. It publishes peer-reviewed research that encompasses all aspects of the interrelationships between the biological, psychological, social, and behavioral factors of health and illness.

BPSM accepted for Journal Citation Reports.

BioPsychoSocial Medicine has now been accepted for coverage in the below Clarivate products.  Contents published since Volume 9 (2015) are now indexed in; 

•    Social Sciences Citation Index
•    Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
•    Current Contents/Social and Behavioural Sciences.

The Ikemi Award 

To stimulate research in psychosomatic medicine and to enhance the submission of high quality manuscripts, BioPsychoSocial Medicine annually sponsor the "The Ikemi Award", which is presented to the first author of the best article published in the journal nominated by the award selection committee every year. 

The 2017 Ikemi Award was presented to Dr. Hideaki Hasuo of Kansai Medical University (Japan) for his article entitled Relationship between Alexithymia and latent trigger points in the upper Trapezius" 

Award details and list of previous winners can be found here

Thematic series


Official journal of JSPM

2017 Journal Metrics