ISSN 0104-1282
Online version ISSN 2175-3598



Basic Information


The Journal of Human Growth and Development - JHGD publishes articles that have, as an object of study and discussion, the relationship between human growth and development and is published every four months.

Every four months

Open Access Policy
This magazine offers free and immediate access to its content, following the principle that making scientific knowledge freely available to the public provides worldwide democratization of knowledge.

Histórico do periódico

The Journal of Human Growth and Development (JHGD) is an online journal that provides free access and free publication. It was founded in 1991 by professor Arnaldo Augusto Franco de Siqueira.

Dr. Arnaldo served as Editor-in-Chief of the journal between 1991 and 2010. Currently, Dr. Luiz Carlos de Abreu is the editor-in-chief of the journal.



Indexing sources

  • Scopus;
  • Index Psi Periódicos (BVS-Psi);
  • LILACS (Centro Latino-Americano e do Caribe de Informação em Ciências da Saúde);
  • CLASE - Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México - UNAM );
  • Sociological Abstracts (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts);
  • Social Services Abstracts;
  • Linguistic & Language Behavior Abstracts;
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts;
  • Directory of Open Access Journals - DOAJ (
  • The citations counter - cities per doc, from Scopus - is a quantifier of citations received by the Journal of Human Growth and Development. Currently, the CPD is 0.56. This information is available SCImago Journal & Country Rank, from 2018. This indicator shows the visibility of the journals contained in the Scopus® database since 1996








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