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Psychology Research and Behavior Managementopen access


New Zealand

Universities and research institutions in New Zealand

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Dove Medical Press Ltd.



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Psychology Research and Behavior Management is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal focusing on the science of psychology and its application in behavior management to develop improved outcomes in the clinical, educational, sports and business arenas. Specific topics covered in the journal include: -Neuroscience, memory and decision making -Behavior modification and management -Clinical applications -Business and sports performance management -Social and developmental studies -Animal studies The journal welcomes submitted papers covering original research, clinical studies, surveys, reviews and evaluations, guidelines, expert opinion and commentary, case reports and extended reports. Join the conversation about this journal

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 Health2009Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2010Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2011Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2012Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2013Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2014Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2015Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2016Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2017Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2018Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2019Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2020Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2020Q2

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.

Total Documents

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

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.348
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.919
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.982
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.726
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.084
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.890
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.800
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.656
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.072
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.348
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.882
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.913
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.849
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.116
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.933
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.624
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.412
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.350
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.973
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.718
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.652
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.559
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.206
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.239
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.351
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.848
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20175
Self Cites20186
Self Cites20199
Self Cites202014
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20106
Total Cites20118
Total Cites201230
Total Cites201342
Total Cites201498
Total Cites2015146
Total Cites2016220
Total Cites2017244
Total Cites2018238
Total Cites2019316
Total Cites2020613
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.357
External Cites per document20110.348
External Cites per document20120.853
External Cites per document20130.932
External Cites per document20141.882
External Cites per document20152.246
External Cites per document20163.028
External Cites per document20172.656
External Cites per document20182.343
External Cites per document20192.344
External Cites per document20203.041
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.429
Cites per document20110.348
Cites per document20120.882
Cites per document20130.913
Cites per document20141.849
Cites per document20152.116
Cites per document20162.933
Cites per document20172.624
Cites per document20182.380
Cites per document20192.412
Cites per document20203.050
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20204
Citable documents20080
Citable documents20093
Citable documents201014
Citable documents201123
Citable documents201234
Citable documents201344
Citable documents201451
Citable documents201565
Citable documents201672
Citable documents201790
Citable documents201899
Citable documents2019131
Citable documents2020197
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 documents20080
Uncited documents20093
Uncited documents20109
Uncited documents201117
Uncited documents201214
Uncited documents201324
Uncited documents201423
Uncited documents201524
Uncited documents201616
Uncited documents201727
Uncited documents201835
Uncited documents201948
Uncited documents202041
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20105
Cited documents20116
Cited documents201220
Cited documents201322
Cited documents201430
Cited documents201545
Cited documents201659
Cited documents201766
Cited documents201865
Cited documents201983
Cited documents2020160
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