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Psychiatry Investigationopen access


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea

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Korean Neuropsychiatric Association



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The Psychiatry Investigation is published on the 25th day of every month in English by the Korean Neuropsychiatric Association (KNPA). The Journal covers the whole range of psychiatry and neuroscience. Both basic and clinical contributions are encouraged from all disciplines and research areas relevant to the pathophysiology and management of neuropsychiatric disorders and symptoms, as well as researches related to cross cultural psychiatry and ethnic issues in psychiatry. The Journal publishes editorials, review articles, original articles, brief reports, viewpoints and correspondences. All research articles are peer reviewed. Contributions are accepted for publication on the condition that their substance has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. Authors submitting papers to the Journal (serially or otherwise) with a common theme or using data derived from the same sample (or a subset thereof) must send details of all relevant previous publications and simultaneous submissions. The Journal is not responsible for statements made by contributors. Material in the Journal does not necessarily reflect the views of the Editor or of the KNPA. Manuscripts accepted for publication are copy-edited to improve readability and to ensure conformity with house style. 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.

Biological Psychiatry2007Q4
Biological Psychiatry2008Q4
Biological Psychiatry2009Q4
Biological Psychiatry2010Q4
Biological Psychiatry2011Q3
Biological Psychiatry2012Q3
Biological Psychiatry2013Q3
Biological Psychiatry2014Q3
Biological Psychiatry2015Q3
Biological Psychiatry2016Q3
Biological Psychiatry2017Q3
Biological Psychiatry2018Q3
Biological Psychiatry2019Q3
Biological Psychiatry2020Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2007Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2008Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2009Q4
Psychiatry and Mental Health2010Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2011Q3
Psychiatry and Mental Health2012Q2
Psychiatry and Mental Health2013Q2
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

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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.080
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.138
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.467
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.376
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.705
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.708
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.522
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.532
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.609
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.559
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.818
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.383
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.080
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.138
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.527
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.145
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.352
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.736
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.399
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.507
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.513
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.664
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.529
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.786
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.080
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.265
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.194
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.330
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.395
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.276
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.472
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.472
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.602
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.405
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.684
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.337
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 Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20085
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20104
Self Cites20119
Self Cites201215
Self Cites201316
Self Cites201413
Self Cites201516
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201716
Self Cites201827
Self Cites201929
Self Cites202041
Total Cites20060
Total Cites20072
Total Cites200813
Total Cites200912
Total Cites201059
Total Cites2011158
Total Cites2012215
Total Cites2013302
Total Cites2014270
Total Cites2015315
Total Cites2016348
Total Cites2017426
Total Cites2018471
Total Cites2019700
Total Cites20201032
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 document20060
External Cites per document20070.083
External Cites per document20080.178
External Cites per document20090.133
External Cites per document20100.514
External Cites per document20111.096
External Cites per document20121.274
External Cites per document20131.673
External Cites per document20141.367
External Cites per document20151.488
External Cites per document20161.525
External Cites per document20171.660
External Cites per document20181.475
External Cites per document20191.789
External Cites per document20202.435
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.080
Cites per document20080.265
Cites per document20090.138
Cites per document20100.527
Cites per document20111.145
Cites per document20121.352
Cites per document20131.736
Cites per document20141.399
Cites per document20151.507
Cites per document20161.513
Cites per document20171.664
Cites per document20181.529
Cites per document20191.786
Cites per document20202.400
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20084
Non-citable documents20094
Non-citable documents20105
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20158
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents20179
Non-citable documents20187
Non-citable documents201917
Non-citable documents202023
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200724
Citable documents200845
Citable documents200983
Citable documents2010107
Citable documents2011136
Citable documents2012157
Citable documents2013171
Citable documents2014188
Citable documents2015201
Citable documents2016221
Citable documents2017247
Citable documents2018301
Citable documents2019375
Citable documents2020407
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 documents20060
Uncited documents200723
Uncited documents200842
Uncited documents200982
Uncited documents201074
Uncited documents201160
Uncited documents201262
Uncited documents201352
Uncited documents201476
Uncited documents201571
Uncited documents201691
Uncited documents201794
Uncited documents2018133
Uncited documents2019141
Uncited documents2020127
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20072
Cited documents20087
Cited documents20095
Cited documents201038
Cited documents201178
Cited documents201297
Cited documents2013122
Cited documents2014117
Cited documents2015138
Cited documents2016139
Cited documents2017162
Cited documents2018175
Cited documents2019251
Cited documents2020303
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