Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Psychological Medicine

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

H-Index

220

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00332917, 14698978

Coverage

1970-2021

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
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
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
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
2020448
2021709
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)20014.589
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20024.089
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20044.277
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20054.709
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20064.953
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20075.133
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20085.623
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20095.574
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.491
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.796
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.708
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.980
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.809
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.631
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.900
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.635
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.871
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20196.118
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.131
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20217.017
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19993.469
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20004.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20013.951
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.718
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20033.876
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.940
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20054.156
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20064.855
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20075.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20085.424
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20095.253
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.997
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20115.484
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20125.496
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20135.651
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.525
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.526
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.655
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.567
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20185.665
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.645
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20205.876
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20216.489
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19993.384
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20003.471
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20013.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20023.018
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20033.473
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20043.096
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20053.888
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20064.418
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20074.734
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20085.063
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.543
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.567
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20115.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20134.925
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20145.262
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.063
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.303
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20185.116
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20195.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20205.299
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20216.237
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 Cites2020183
Self Cites2021344
Total Cites19991419
Total Cites20001806
Total Cites20011699
Total Cites20021606
Total Cites20031686
Total Cites20041761
Total Cites20051887
Total Cites20062277
Total Cites20072474
Total Cites20082777
Total Cites20092868
Total Cites20102948
Total Cites20113499
Total Cites20123875
Total Cites20134142
Total Cites20144166
Total Cites20154399
Total Cites20164835
Total Cites20175077
Total Cites20184832
Total Cites20194764
Total Cites20205077
Total Cites20216898
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 document19993.417
External Cites per document20004.101
External Cites per document20013.916
External Cites per document20023.738
External Cites per document20034.020
External Cites per document20044.159
External Cites per document20054.526
External Cites per document20065.065
External Cites per document20075.156
External Cites per document20085.588
External Cites per document20095.742
External Cites per document20105.623
External Cites per document20116.232
External Cites per document20126.056
External Cites per document20136.119
External Cites per document20145.717
External Cites per document20155.578
External Cites per document20165.648
External Cites per document20175.737
External Cites per document20185.794
External Cites per document20195.892
External Cites per document20206.087
External Cites per document20216.708
Cites per document19993.469
Cites per document20004.190
Cites per document20013.951
Cites per document20023.718
Cites per document20033.876
Cites per document20043.940
Cites per document20054.156
Cites per document20064.855
Cites per document20075.091
Cites per document20085.424
Cites per document20095.253
Cites per document20104.997
Cites per document20115.484
Cites per document20125.496
Cites per document20135.651
Cites per document20145.525
Cites per document20155.526
Cites per document20165.655
Cites per document20175.567
Cites per document20185.665
Cites per document20195.645
Cites per document20205.876
Cites per document20216.489
% 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
202049.11
202148.80
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 documents202186
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 documents2021977
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 documents200577
Uncited documents200655
Uncited documents200751
Uncited documents200858
Uncited documents200981
Uncited documents201097
Uncited documents2011103
Uncited documents2012112
Uncited documents201397
Uncited documents201484
Uncited documents201572
Uncited documents201690
Uncited documents2017103
Uncited documents201881
Uncited documents201997
Uncited documents2020112
Uncited documents2021131
Cited documents1999338
Cited documents2000368
Cited documents2001361
Cited documents2002373
Cited documents2003372
Cited documents2004376
Cited documents2005377
Cited documents2006414
Cited documents2007435
Cited documents2008454
Cited documents2009465
Cited documents2010493
Cited documents2011535
Cited documents2012593
Cited documents2013636
Cited documents2014670
Cited documents2015724
Cited documents2016765
Cited documents2017809
Cited documents2018772
Cited documents2019747
Cited documents2020752
Cited documents2021932
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