Journal of General Internal Medicine

The Journal of General Internal Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1986 and covering internal medicine in general. It is published by Springer and is the official journal of the Society of General Internal Medicine. Its 2008 impact factor was 2.72, ranking it 25th out of 107 in the Journal Citation Reports category "Medicine, general & internal".

Publisher
Springer
Website
http://www.springer.com/medicine/internal/journal/11606
Impact factor
2.761 (2010)

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Health

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Medical economics

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Psychology & Psychiatry

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A study comparing 618 military veterans who deployed to a combat zone after Sept. 11, 2001, and 2,099 health care workers (HCWs) working during the COVID-19 pandemic found similar levels of potential moral injury (PMI), with ...

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