Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Publication typeJournals
Scope Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies (FACT) is a quarterly review journal that aims to present the evidence on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in an analytical and impartial manner.


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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.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine2005Q4
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2006Q4
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2007Q4
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2008Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2009Q4
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2010Q4
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2011Q4
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2012Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2013Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2014Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2015Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2016Q3
Complementary and Alternative Medicine2017Q3

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.

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)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.133
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.119
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.089
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.171
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.440
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.594
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.393
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.524
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.544
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.133
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.119
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.067
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.021
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.070
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.259
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.803
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.806
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.368
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.459
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.543
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.079
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.049
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.082
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.582
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.378
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.878
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.340
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.462
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.280
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 Cites20040
Self Cites20053
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20102
Self Cites20113
Self Cites201214
Self Cites20139
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20170
Total Cites20040
Total Cites20057
Total Cites200612
Total Cites200712
Total Cites200812
Total Cites20094
Total Cites201015
Total Cites201137
Total Cites201257
Total Cites201350
Total Cites201424
Total Cites201525
Total Cites201628
Total Cites201725
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 document20040
External Cites per document20050.333
External Cites per document20060.133
External Cites per document20070.119
External Cites per document20080.056
External Cites per document20090.016
External Cites per document20100.061
External Cites per document20110.238
External Cites per document20120.606
External Cites per document20130.661
External Cites per document20140.317
External Cites per document20150.324
External Cites per document20160.426
External Cites per document20170.543
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.583
Cites per document20060.133
Cites per document20070.119
Cites per document20080.067
Cites per document20090.021
Cites per document20100.070
Cites per document20110.259
Cites per document20120.803
Cites per document20130.806
Cites per document20140.381
Cites per document20150.368
Cites per document20160.459
Cites per document20170.543
% 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 documents20040
Non-citable documents200512
Non-citable documents200628
Non-citable documents200734
Non-citable documents200848
Non-citable documents200981
Non-citable documents2010188
Non-citable documents2011270
Non-citable documents2012349
Non-citable documents2013306
Non-citable documents2014255
Non-citable documents2015178
Non-citable documents2016152
Non-citable documents2017141
Citable documents20040
Citable documents200512
Citable documents200690
Citable documents2007101
Citable documents2008180
Citable documents2009190
Citable documents2010213
Citable documents2011143
Citable documents201271
Citable documents201362
Citable documents201463
Citable documents201568
Citable documents201661
Citable documents201746
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 documents20040
Uncited documents200520
Uncited documents2006112
Uncited documents2007127
Uncited documents2008216
Uncited documents2009268
Uncited documents2010389
Uncited documents2011390
Uncited documents2012392
Uncited documents2013332
Uncited documents2014299
Uncited documents2015232
Uncited documents2016198
Uncited documents2017172
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20054
Cited documents20066
Cited documents20078
Cited documents200812
Cited documents20093
Cited documents201012
Cited documents201123
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201336
Cited documents201419
Cited documents201514
Cited documents201615
Cited documents201715
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