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Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


American Psychological Association Inc.



Publication type



21604096, 2160410X





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Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice ® (CFP) is a scholarly journal publishing peer-reviewed papers representing the science and practice of family psychology. CFP is the official publication of APA Division 43 (Society for Couple and Family Psychology) and is intended to be a forum for scholarly dialogue regarding the most important emerging issues in the field, a primary outlet for research particularly as it impacts practice and for papers regarding education, public policy, and the identity of the profession of family psychology. As the official journal for the Society, CFP will provide a home for the members of the division and those in other fields interested in the most cutting edge issues in family psychology. Unlike other journals in the field, CFP is focused specifically on family psychology as a specialty practice, unique scientific domain, and critical element of psychological knowledge. CFP will seek and publish scholarly manuscripts that make a contribution to the knowledge base of family psychology specifically, and the science and practice of working with individuals, couples and families from a family systems perspective in general. 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.

Clinical Psychology2018Q3
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Clinical Psychology2020Q3
Social Psychology2018Q3
Social Psychology2019Q2
Social Psychology2020Q3

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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.889
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.875
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.569
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.889
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.875
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.309
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.093
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.889
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.875
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.162
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.875
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 Cites20160
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20201
Total Cites20160
Total Cites201716
Total Cites201835
Total Cites201972
Total Cites202059
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 document20160
External Cites per document20170.765
External Cites per document20180.919
External Cites per document20191.385
External Cites per document20201.115
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.889
Cites per document20180.875
Cites per document20191.309
Cites per document20201.093
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20202
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201717
Citable documents201837
Citable documents201952
Citable documents202052
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 documents20160
Uncited documents20178
Uncited documents201823
Uncited documents201922
Uncited documents202026
Cited documents20160
Cited documents201710
Cited documents201817
Cited documents201933
Cited documents202028
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