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International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction

Basic Journal Info

Country

Germany
Journal ISSN: 15571882, 15571874
Publisher: Springer Verlag
History: 2006-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories

Impact Factor Ranking

Medicine
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Scope/Description:

The journal provides a forum for international debate on mental health and addiction-related issues, and helps make sense of the effects of mental health and addiction on individuals and societies. It reports on current information and developments in mental health and addiction-related research, policy, phenomenology, literature, and treatment. The International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction offers broad-ranging coverage in such fields as psychology, sociology, anthropology, criminology, public health, history, law, and literature. The journal publishes feature articles, review articles, clinical notes, research notes, first-person accounts, letters to the editor, commentaries, conference reports, book reviews and abstracts.

International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction

Impact Factor Trend 2007 - 2018 / 2019
Note: impact factor data for reference only

Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 1.487
  • 2017 Impact Factor 1.081
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.500
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.132
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.492
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.477
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.562
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.051
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.904
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.478
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.774
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.259
  • 2006 Impact Factor NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only

3-Years Average
Impact Factor

1.356

3-Years Growth
Impact Factor

-1%

5-Years Average
Impact Factor

1.338

5-Years Growth
Impact Factor

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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction

H-Index

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications

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International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.

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