Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Family Communication

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Social Psychology

Social Sciences
PublisherLawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN15327698, 15267431
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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.

Social Psychology2011Q4
Social Psychology2012Q3
Social Psychology2013Q3
Social Psychology2014Q2
Social Psychology2015Q2
Social Psychology2016Q2
Social Psychology2017Q2
Social Psychology2018Q2

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.851
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.351
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.612
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.253
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.041
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.833
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.851
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.946
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.180
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.618
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.292
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.868
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.697
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.675
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.444
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.647
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.731
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20113
Self Cites20127
Self Cites20133
Self Cites201411
Self Cites201524
Self Cites201633
Self Cites201745
Self Cites201832
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20118
Total Cites201225
Total Cites201340
Total Cites2014109
Total Cites201572
Total Cites2016110
Total Cites2017165
Total Cites2018142
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.357
External Cites per document20120.600
External Cites per document20130.787
External Cites per document20141.750
External Cites per document20150.787
External Cites per document20161.132
External Cites per document20171.667
External Cites per document20181.447
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.571
Cites per document20120.833
Cites per document20130.851
Cites per document20141.946
Cites per document20151.180
Cites per document20161.618
Cites per document20172.292
Cites per document20181.868
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20183
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201114
Citable documents201230
Citable documents201347
Citable documents201456
Citable documents201561
Citable documents201668
Citable documents201772
Citable documents201876
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 documents20100
Uncited documents201110
Uncited documents201215
Uncited documents201323
Uncited documents201417
Uncited documents201527
Uncited documents201626
Uncited documents201719
Uncited documents201820
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20115
Cited documents201217
Cited documents201327
Cited documents201441
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201643
Cited documents201755
Cited documents201859
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