OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. It covers all evidence-based scientific studies on integrative, alternative and complementary approaches to improving health and wellness.
Topics contain but are not limited to:
It publishes a variety of article types: original research, review, communication, opinion, case report, study protocol, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc.
There is no restriction on paper length, provided that the text is concise and comprehensive. Authors should present their results in as much detail as possible, as reviewers are encouraged to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility.
Archiving: full-text archived in CLOCKSS.
Rapid publication: manuscripts are undertaken in 11.7 days from acceptance to publication (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021, 1-2 days of FREE language polishing time is also included in this period). A first decision provided to authors of manuscripts submitted to this journal are approximately 6.8 weeks (median values) after submission.
A section of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine
The section of the journal OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine is devoted to publishing high quality systematic reviews and meta-analyses of the mind-body intervention strategies. Sind-body medicine focuses on the interactions among the brain, mind, body, and behavior, and encompasses a wide range of practices and therapies designed to facilitate the mind's capacity to treat the chronic health conditions, including depression and anxiety, pain, insomnia, and other disorders. Coverage includes a variety of approaches of mind–body practices that are thought to promote health as following: relaxation, massage, meditation, mindfulness, yoga, biofeedback, tai chi, qi gong, cognitive/behavioral therapy, spiritual beliefs and practices, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing and so on. OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc.