Pastoral Psychology
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Pastoral Psychology
Overview

Impact Factor

NA

H Index

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Impact Factor

0.759

I. Basic Journal Info

Country

United States
Journal ISSN: 00312789, 15736679
Publisher: Springer New York
History: 1950-1972, 1975-2002, 2005-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories

Pastoral Psychology
Impact Factor by Web of Science

Index

SCIE/SSCI

Impact Factor

NA

by WOS

Ranking

NA

by WOS

Pastoral Psychology
SJR, SJR Impact Factor and H Index

H Index

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SJR

Scopus Impact Factor

0.759

Pastoral Psychology
SJR Impact Factor 2-year, 3-year, 4-year

2-year
Impact Factor

0.759

3-year
Impact Factor

0.778

4-year
Impact Factor

0.759

Scope/Description:

Pastoral Psychology is an international interdisciplinary forum for the publication of peerreviewed original papers that discuss the work of caring for understanding and exploring human beings as persons in families in small groups and in community. The journal brings the best of psychological behavioral social and human sciences research into critical engagement with pastoral concerns local institutional societal political international and other.The journal thoughtfully examines and discusses pastoral care and counseling pastoral theology psychology of religion and the multidimensional interface between psychology and religionspirituality. All theoretical perspectives are welcome including but not limited to psychoanalytic and other depth psychologies experimental and empirical psychologies humanistic psychology transpersonal psychology and cultural psychology. Insights from existential perspectives gender studies phenomenology sociology anthropology and cultural studies are welcome. Theoretical contributions that have direct or indirect relevance for practice broadly construed are especially desirable as our audience includes not only academics and scholars in religion and psychology but also religious and spiritual leaders and others such as chaplains social workers counselors clinical psychologists and psychiatrists.Pastoral Psychology welcomes scholarship and reflection from all religious and spiritual traditions. The journal publishes the timely work of recognized experts but welcomes submissions from scholars and practitioners who are newer to their fields. In addition to research papers the journal publishes thoughtful essays and book and film reviews.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)



Pastoral Psychology
SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

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.

Pastoral Psychology
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

Note: impact factor data for reference only

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Pastoral Psychology
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.759 0.778 0.729
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.505 0.564 0.533
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.385 0.374 0.416
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.55 0.523 0.502
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.368 0.409 0.429
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.393 0.455 0.462
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.359 0.402 0.413
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.329 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.264 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.299 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.228 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.46 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.323 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.202 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.267 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.045 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.294 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.078 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.131 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.21 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.063 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only

Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?


III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

Pastoral Psychology
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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H-Index History