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Iranian Journal of Psychiatryopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

Subject Area and Category


Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



17354587, 20082215





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Iranian Journal of Psychiatry is a peer review scientific Journal published by Psychiatry & psychology Research Center of Tehran University of Medical Sciences in collaboration with Iranian Psychiatric Association. The aim of the Journal is to publish articles in English of high scientific quality related to those domains which are presently of interest to psychiatry including: Psychopathology, biological psychiatry, cross-cultural psychiatry, psychopharmacology, social & community psychiatry, epidemiology, child & adolescent psychiatry, psychotherapy, neuropsychiatry, psychology, spiritual therapy , as well as animal studies in psychiatry and psychology. The scope is to act as an international forum for dissemination of science in the above-mentioned fields. It accepts submissions presented as original articles, short communication, case report, review article (invited), and letter to editor. 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 Health2012Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2013Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2014Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2015Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2016Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2017Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2018Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2019Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2020Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2021Q2

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.033
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.270
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.704
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.921
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.120
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.227
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.261
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.733
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.548
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.270
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.704
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.782
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.754
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.248
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.133
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.802
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.453
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.033
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.270
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.721
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.545
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.627
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.951
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.213
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.481
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.602
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20166
Self Cites201710
Self Cites20187
Self Cites20194
Self Cites202011
Self Cites20215
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20121
Total Cites201317
Total Cites201469
Total Cites201586
Total Cites201689
Total Cites2017127
Total Cites2018151
Total Cites2019136
Total Cites2020218
Total Cites2021314
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.033
External Cites per document20130.270
External Cites per document20140.663
External Cites per document20150.764
External Cites per document20160.703
External Cites per document20170.951
External Cites per document20181.190
External Cites per document20191.100
External Cites per document20201.725
External Cites per document20212.492
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.033
Cites per document20130.270
Cites per document20140.704
Cites per document20150.782
Cites per document20160.754
Cites per document20171.033
Cites per document20181.248
Cites per document20191.133
Cites per document20201.802
Cites per document20212.453
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20214
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201230
Citable documents201363
Citable documents201498
Citable documents2015110
Citable documents2016118
Citable documents2017123
Citable documents2018121
Citable documents2019120
Citable documents2020120
Citable documents2021124
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201229
Uncited documents201348
Uncited documents201461
Uncited documents201565
Uncited documents201668
Uncited documents201755
Uncited documents201844
Uncited documents201956
Uncited documents202047
Uncited documents202142
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20121
Cited documents201315
Cited documents201437
Cited documents201545
Cited documents201650
Cited documents201768
Cited documents201877
Cited documents201964
Cited documents202074
Cited documents202186
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