Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Psychological Medicine

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom
Media Ranking in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

H-Index

232

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

14698978, 00332917

Coverage

1970-2022

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

psychmed@cambridge.org

Scope

Now in its fourth decade of publication, Psychological Medicine is a leading international journal in the fields of psychiatry, related aspects of psychology and basic sciences. There are twelve issues a year, each featuring original articles reporting key research being undertaken worldwide, together with literature reviews and shorter editorials by distinguished scholars, as well as an important book review section. The journal"s success is clearly demonstrated by a consistently high impact factor. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Applied Psychology1999Q1
Applied Psychology2000Q1
Applied Psychology2001Q1
Applied Psychology2002Q1
Applied Psychology2003Q1
Applied Psychology2004Q1
Applied Psychology2005Q1
Applied Psychology2006Q1
Applied Psychology2007Q1
Applied Psychology2008Q1
Applied Psychology2009Q1
Applied Psychology2010Q1
Applied Psychology2011Q1
Applied Psychology2012Q1
Applied Psychology2013Q1
Applied Psychology2014Q1
Applied Psychology2015Q1
Applied Psychology2016Q1
Applied Psychology2017Q1
Applied Psychology2018Q1
Applied Psychology2019Q1
Applied Psychology2020Q1
Applied Psychology2021Q1
Applied Psychology2022Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health1999Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2000Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2001Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2002Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2003Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2004Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2005Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2006Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2007Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2008Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2009Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2010Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2011Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2012Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2013Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2014Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2015Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2016Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2017Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2018Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2019Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2020Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2021Q1
Psychiatry and Mental Health2022Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
19992.257
20003.018
20012.286
20022.440
20032.347
20042.476
20052.363
20062.614
20072.905
20083.260
20093.145
20102.929
20113.242
20123.344
20133.168
20143.094
20152.961
20163.307
20173.274
20183.077
20192.903
20202.857
20212.328
20222.465
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
1999147
2000141
2001144
2002150
2003153
2004151
2005165
2006170
2007177
2008199
2009214
2010225
2011266
2012242
2013246
2014308
2015301
2016303
2017249
2018292
2019323
2020280
2021439
2022542
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)19993.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20004.174
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20014.594
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20024.092
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.330
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20044.287
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20054.724
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20064.985
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20075.135
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20085.650
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20095.595
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.503
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.812
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.717
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.989
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.822
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.666
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.942
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.685
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.981
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20196.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20216.902
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20226.854
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19993.469
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20004.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20013.953
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.722
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20033.887
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.953
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20054.170
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20064.885
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20075.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20085.449
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20095.273
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20105.008
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20115.495
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20125.506
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20135.656
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.560
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.694
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.609
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20185.774
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.755
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20205.920
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20216.345
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20226.776
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19993.384
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20003.471
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20013.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20023.025
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20033.480
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20043.112
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20053.898
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20064.446
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20074.737
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20085.075
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.559
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.579
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20115.326
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20134.929
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20145.275
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.092
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.455
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.341
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20185.199
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20195.288
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20205.301
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20216.169
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20226.031
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites1999100
Self Cites2000137
Self Cites2001117
Self Cites200296
Self Cites200398
Self Cites2004114
Self Cites200572
Self Cites2006104
Self Cites200787
Self Cites2008106
Self Cites200989
Self Cites2010114
Self Cites2011146
Self Cites2012181
Self Cites2013140
Self Cites2014193
Self Cites2015193
Self Cites2016243
Self Cites2017132
Self Cites2018168
Self Cites2019168
Self Cites2020124
Self Cites2021173
Self Cites2022213
Total Cites19991419
Total Cites20001806
Total Cites20011700
Total Cites20021608
Total Cites20031691
Total Cites20041767
Total Cites20051893
Total Cites20062291
Total Cites20072475
Total Cites20082790
Total Cites20092879
Total Cites20102955
Total Cites20113506
Total Cites20123882
Total Cites20134146
Total Cites20144178
Total Cites20154426
Total Cites20164868
Total Cites20175115
Total Cites20184925
Total Cites20194857
Total Cites20205115
Total Cites20215679
Total Cites20227061
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19993.225
External Cites per document20003.872
External Cites per document20013.681
External Cites per document20023.500
External Cites per document20033.662
External Cites per document20043.698
External Cites per document20054.011
External Cites per document20064.663
External Cites per document20074.914
External Cites per document20085.242
External Cites per document20095.110
External Cites per document20104.815
External Cites per document20115.266
External Cites per document20125.250
External Cites per document20135.465
External Cites per document20145.285
External Cites per document20155.318
External Cites per document20165.409
External Cites per document20175.464
External Cites per document20185.577
External Cites per document20195.556
External Cites per document20205.777
External Cites per document20216.152
External Cites per document20226.572
Cites per document19993.469
Cites per document20004.190
Cites per document20013.953
Cites per document20023.722
Cites per document20033.887
Cites per document20043.953
Cites per document20054.170
Cites per document20064.885
Cites per document20075.093
Cites per document20085.449
Cites per document20095.273
Cites per document20105.008
Cites per document20115.495
Cites per document20125.506
Cites per document20135.656
Cites per document20145.541
Cites per document20155.560
Cites per document20165.694
Cites per document20175.609
Cites per document20185.774
Cites per document20195.755
Cites per document20205.920
Cites per document20216.345
Cites per document20226.776
% 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
19990.68
200011.35
200115.97
200223.33
200318.95
200417.22
200524.24
200626.47
200730.51
200827.64
200937.38
201033.78
201133.08
201243.39
201336.18
201444.48
201541.86
201646.86
201745.38
201848.63
201946.75
202052.14
202148.06
202249.08
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents199923
Non-citable documents200024
Non-citable documents200126
Non-citable documents200228
Non-citable documents200340
Non-citable documents200451
Non-citable documents200553
Non-citable documents200640
Non-citable documents200723
Non-citable documents200834
Non-citable documents200962
Non-citable documents201086
Non-citable documents2011100
Non-citable documents201295
Non-citable documents201379
Non-citable documents201459
Non-citable documents201542
Non-citable documents201642
Non-citable documents201750
Non-citable documents201848
Non-citable documents201964
Non-citable documents202060
Non-citable documents202166
Non-citable documents202285
Citable documents1999386
Citable documents2000407
Citable documents2001404
Citable documents2002404
Citable documents2003395
Citable documents2004396
Citable documents2005401
Citable documents2006429
Citable documents2007463
Citable documents2008478
Citable documents2009484
Citable documents2010504
Citable documents2011538
Citable documents2012610
Citable documents2013654
Citable documents2014695
Citable documents2015754
Citable documents2016813
Citable documents2017862
Citable documents2018805
Citable documents2019780
Citable documents2020804
Citable documents2021829
Citable documents2022957
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199971
Uncited documents200063
Uncited documents200169
Uncited documents200259
Uncited documents200363
Uncited documents200471
Uncited documents200576
Uncited documents200653
Uncited documents200751
Uncited documents200859
Uncited documents200981
Uncited documents201097
Uncited documents2011102
Uncited documents2012112
Uncited documents201397
Uncited documents201483
Uncited documents201572
Uncited documents201689
Uncited documents2017102
Uncited documents201880
Uncited documents201996
Uncited documents2020111
Uncited documents2021104
Uncited documents2022136
Cited documents1999338
Cited documents2000368
Cited documents2001361
Cited documents2002373
Cited documents2003372
Cited documents2004376
Cited documents2005378
Cited documents2006416
Cited documents2007435
Cited documents2008453
Cited documents2009465
Cited documents2010493
Cited documents2011536
Cited documents2012593
Cited documents2013636
Cited documents2014671
Cited documents2015724
Cited documents2016766
Cited documents2017810
Cited documents2018773
Cited documents2019748
Cited documents2020753
Cited documents2021791
Cited documents2022906
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