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Aims & Scope


Dermatitis® is the leading peer-reviewed scientific journal in contact dermatitis, and is the only journal in its field that publishes leading research in atopic, contact, occupational, environmental, and drug dermatitis.

International in scope, the journal publishes research related to immunobiology of atopic dermatitis therapy, descriptions of important findings that result from clinical, translational, or basic research related to the mentioned types of dermatitis, epidemiology and population studies, health care disparities, skin of color, and allergy/patch testing in atopic dermatitis. The journal welcomes manuscript submissions in these fields, with emphasis on original research, review papers, case studies, and reports. The journal serves as a foremost resource to dermatologists, allergists, immunologists, and toxicologists.

Dermatitis® is owned by the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) and is the central resource of four organizations, namely Societa Italiana di Dermatologica Allergologica Professionale e Ambientale (SIDAPA), Experimental Contact Dermatitis Research Group (ECDRG), International Contact Dermatitis Research Group (ICDRG), and the North American Contact Dermatitis Group (NACDG). 


An annual subscription to Dermatitis® is a benefit of membership in the ACDS.  For more information on the benefits of becoming a member, please visit the ACDS website.

Indexing/Abstracting:

  • PubMed/MEDLINE
  • Science Citation Index Expanded™
  • Scopus
  • EMBASE/Excerpta Medica
The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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