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African Journal of Psychiatry (South Africa)

Discontinued in Scopus as of 2016


South Africa

Universities and research institutions in South Africa

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In House Publications



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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.

Psychiatry and Mental Health2008Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2009Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2010Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2011Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2012Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2013Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2014Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2015Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2016Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2017Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2018Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2019Q4

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.208
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.313
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.592
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.134
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.113
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.354
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.532
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.883
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.581
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.530
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.317
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.368
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.208
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.592
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.233
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.764
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.443
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.362
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.341
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.452
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.208
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.313
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.577
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.219
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.931
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.963
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.581
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.225
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.290
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.500
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20095
Self Cites20108
Self Cites201123
Self Cites201216
Self Cites201310
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20156
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20085
Total Cites200915
Total Cites201045
Total Cites2011104
Total Cites2012119
Total Cites2013143
Total Cites2014170
Total Cites2015123
Total Cites2016120
Total Cites201794
Total Cites201863
Total Cites201914
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 document20070
External Cites per document20080.167
External Cites per document20090.208
External Cites per document20100.487
External Cites per document20110.920
External Cites per document20121.030
External Cites per document20131.147
External Cites per document20141.383
External Cites per document20150.727
External Cites per document20160.435
External Cites per document20170.362
External Cites per document20180.341
External Cites per document20190.452
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.208
Cites per document20090.313
Cites per document20100.592
Cites per document20111.182
Cites per document20121.190
Cites per document20131.233
Cites per document20141.417
Cites per document20150.764
Cites per document20160.443
Cites per document20170.362
Cites per document20180.341
Cites per document20190.452
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents200914
Non-citable documents201026
Non-citable documents201142
Non-citable documents201254
Non-citable documents201354
Non-citable documents201457
Non-citable documents201545
Non-citable documents201641
Non-citable documents201714
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20070
Citable documents200824
Citable documents200948
Citable documents201076
Citable documents201188
Citable documents2012100
Citable documents2013116
Citable documents2014120
Citable documents2015161
Citable documents2016271
Citable documents2017260
Citable documents2018185
Citable documents201931
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 documents20070
Uncited documents200830
Uncited documents200952
Uncited documents201073
Uncited documents201182
Uncited documents201296
Uncited documents201396
Uncited documents2014102
Uncited documents2015132
Uncited documents2016237
Uncited documents2017223
Uncited documents2018149
Uncited documents201923
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20082
Cited documents200910
Cited documents201029
Cited documents201148
Cited documents201258
Cited documents201374
Cited documents201475
Cited documents201574
Cited documents201675
Cited documents201751
Cited documents201844
Cited documents20198
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