Journal of Comorbidity

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The Journal of Comorbidity (JOC) is an international, open-access, peer-reviewed journal that publishes original clinical and experimental research articles on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention and management of patients with comorbidity/multimorbidity.


In addition to original papers, the journal publishes treatment guidelines, editorials, commentaries and critical review articles, as well as proceedings of congresses. Preference is given to articles that advance the clinical management of patients. The Editorial Board also welcomes ideas and suggestions for special issues dedicated to a unique theme.



Appointment of Co-Editors-in-Chief


The Journal of Comorbidity is pleased to announce the joint appointment of five Co-Editors-in-Chief who will be responsible for overseeing the editorial content and policies of the journal.

Martin Fortin



Jane Gunn



Stewart Mercer



Susan Smith



Marjan van den Akker

Posted: 2012-02-29 More...

Call for reviewers and editors

JOC is inviting members of the scientific community to participate as reviewers and associate editors  
Posted: 2010-05-12 More...

Inaugural editorial

Inaugural editorial by the Editor-in-Chief of JOC  
Posted: 2010-05-11 More...
More Announcements...

Vol 4, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents

Original Article

The ‘everyday work’ of living with multimorbidity in socioeconomically deprived areas of Scotland PDF
Rosaleen O'Brien, Sally Wyke, Bruce Guthrie, Graham Watt, Stewart W. Mercer 1-10
The unique experience of adults with multimorbidity: a qualitative study PDF
Cynthia Duguay, Frances Gallagher, Martin Fortin 11-21