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Revista de Psicologia de la Salud



Universities and research institutions in Spain

Subject Area and Category


Universidad Miguel Hernandez

Universidad Miguel Hernandez in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



02146118, 23862300





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The Journal of Health Psychology promotes the study and application of scientific psychology on health and physical illness. Journal contents include paper on psychological concomitant to physical illness: etiology, onset, process, experience, treatments, recovery, rehabilitation and prevention; health related quality of life; health attitudes and behavior; individual healthcare system enterprise; communication in health area; health promotion.The Journal consists of three basic sections. Section ‘Original Papers´, where publishes empirical, theoretical or methodoligical studies, and accepts papers that introduce new approaches and interventions related to health psychology. Section ‘Review Papers´, where publishes meta-analysis or or reviews papers. In both sections the journal will publish research or review Works, with proved quality and made by professionals who are postgraduate, master or doctorat students. Section ‘Comments and Retorts’, where publishes critical analysis and comments of health professionals about papers already published that have showed to be especially relevant in health psychology. EDITORIAL AIMS 1) To provide an area of interaction between researchers and practitioners in all areas of health psychology 2) To underline and promote interdisciplinary health problems. 3) To encourage theoretical and empirical studies about application of psychology to health problems through critical discussion and scientific debate. 4) To supply a quick access to relevant information already published, through the second section, to professionals, students and researchers. 5) To offer a tool for initiation into the publication world for the best research work undertaken by health professional who are in training process. 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 Psychology2019Q4
Clinical Psychology2020Q4
Clinical Psychology2021Q4
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2019Q4
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2020Q4
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2021Q4

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)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.063
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.037
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.063
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.037
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.077
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 Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20200
Self Cites20210
Total Cites20180
Total Cites20190
Total Cites20202
Total Cites20214
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 document20180
External Cites per document20190.000
External Cites per document20200.038
External Cites per document20210.066
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.037
Cites per document20210.063
% 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 documents20180
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20212
Citable documents20180
Citable documents201935
Citable documents202052
Citable documents202161
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 documents20180
Uncited documents201937
Uncited documents202052
Uncited documents202159
Cited documents20180
Cited documents20190
Cited documents20202
Cited documents20214
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