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Psychoanalytic Study of the Child

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United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 00797308
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
History: 1945-1946, 1958, 1960-1961, 1963, 1965-1972, 1974-2009, 2011-ongoing
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The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child is recognized as a preeminent source of contemporary psychoanalytic thought. Published annually, it focuses on presenting carefully selected and edited representative articles featuring ongoing analytic research as well as clinical and theoretical contributions for use in the treatment of adults and children. Initiated in 1945, under the early leadership of Anna Freud, Kurt and Ruth Eissler, Marianne and Ernst Kris, this series of volumes soon established itself as a leading reference source of study. To look at its contributors is to be confronted with the names of a stellar list of creative, scholarly pioneers who willed a rich heritage of information about the development and disorders of children and their influence on the treatment of adults as well as children. An innovative section, The Child Analyst at Work, periodically provides a forum for dialogue and discussion of clinical process from multiple viewpoints.

Psychoanalytic Study of the Child

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
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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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Psychoanalytic Study of the Child

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 0.895
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.263
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.056
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.219
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.100
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.400
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.200
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.188
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.233
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.600
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.219
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.179
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.192
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.156
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.250
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.182
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.095
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.250
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.194
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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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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


Psychoanalytic Study of the Child

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.