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Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities

Medicine (miscellaneous)

Social Sciences
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherSAGE Publications
Publication typeJournals
Scope Dementia acts as a major forum for social research of direct relevance to improving the quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia and their families. For the first time an international research journal is available for academics and practitioners that has as its primary paradigm the lived experience of dementia.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2005Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2003Q2
Sociology and Political Science2004Q3
Sociology and Political Science2005Q2
Sociology and Political Science2006Q3
Sociology and Political Science2007Q2
Sociology and Political Science2008Q2
Sociology and Political Science2009Q2
Sociology and Political Science2010Q2
Sociology and Political Science2011Q2
Sociology and Political Science2012Q2
Sociology and Political Science2013Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.615
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.829
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.245
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.011
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.034
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.692
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.945
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.306
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.742
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.383
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.589
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.708
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.829
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.114
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.921
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.615
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.829
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.245
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.108
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.677
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.875
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.347
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.495
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.202
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.398
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.540
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.891
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.006
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.767
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.615
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.829
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.609
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.646
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.879
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.492
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.839
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.129
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.113
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.985
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.451
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.826
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.519
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.506
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20020
Self Cites20031
Self Cites20043
Self Cites200523
Self Cites200610
Self Cites200711
Self Cites200815
Self Cites20094
Self Cites20106
Self Cites201116
Self Cites201210
Self Cites201317
Self Cites201421
Self Cites201520
Self Cites201648
Self Cites201723
Total Cites20020
Total Cites200316
Total Cites200434
Total Cites200561
Total Cites200636
Total Cites200782
Total Cites200867
Total Cites200977
Total Cites2010128
Total Cites2011136
Total Cites2012119
Total Cites2013158
Total Cites2014214
Total Cites2015295
Total Cites2016327
Total Cites2017371
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20020
External Cites per document20030.577
External Cites per document20040.756
External Cites per document20050.776
External Cites per document20060.413
External Cites per document20070.959
External Cites per document20080.525
External Cites per document20090.830
External Cites per document20101.284
External Cites per document20111.319
External Cites per document20121.101
External Cites per document20131.248
External Cites per document20141.388
External Cites per document20151.763
External Cites per document20161.712
External Cites per document20171.657
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.615
Cites per document20040.829
Cites per document20051.245
Cites per document20060.571
Cites per document20071.108
Cites per document20080.677
Cites per document20090.875
Cites per document20101.347
Cites per document20111.495
Cites per document20121.202
Cites per document20131.398
Cites per document20141.540
Cites per document20151.891
Cites per document20162.006
Cites per document20171.767
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20033
Non-citable documents20046
Non-citable documents20059
Non-citable documents200610
Non-citable documents200714
Non-citable documents200819
Non-citable documents200919
Non-citable documents201018
Non-citable documents201113
Non-citable documents201213
Non-citable documents201312
Non-citable documents201415
Non-citable documents201516
Non-citable documents201618
Non-citable documents201719
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200326
Citable documents200441
Citable documents200549
Citable documents200663
Citable documents200774
Citable documents200899
Citable documents200988
Citable documents201095
Citable documents201191
Citable documents201299
Citable documents2013113
Citable documents2014139
Citable documents2015156
Citable documents2016163
Citable documents2017210
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20020
Uncited documents200320
Uncited documents200429
Uncited documents200532
Uncited documents200651
Uncited documents200757
Uncited documents200879
Uncited documents200964
Uncited documents201051
Uncited documents201144
Uncited documents201249
Uncited documents201359
Uncited documents201463
Uncited documents201557
Uncited documents201657
Uncited documents201784
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20039
Cited documents200418
Cited documents200526
Cited documents200622
Cited documents200731
Cited documents200839
Cited documents200943
Cited documents201062
Cited documents201160
Cited documents201263
Cited documents201366
Cited documents201491
Cited documents2015115
Cited documents2016124
Cited documents2017145
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