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Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy

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United States
Journal ISSN: 19429681
Publisher: American Psychological Association
History: 2009-ongoing
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sychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy ® publishes empirical research on the psychological effects of trauma. The journal is intended to be a forum for an interdisciplinary discussion on trauma, blending science, theory, practice, and policy. The journal publishes empirical research on a wide range of trauma-related topics, including Psychological treatments and effectsPromotion of education about effects of and treatment for traumaAssessment and diagnosis of traumaPathophysiology of trauma reactionsHealth services (delivery of services to trauma populations)Epidemiological studies and risk factor studiesNeuroimaging studiesTrauma and cultural competence The journal publishes articles that use experimental and correlational methods and qualitative analyses, if applicable. All research reports should reflect methodologically rigorous designs that aim to significantly enhance the field's understanding of trauma. Such reports should be based on good theoretical foundations and integrate theory and data. Manuscripts should be of sufficient length to ensure theoretical and methodological competence.

Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy

Impact Factor Trend 2010 - 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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Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 2.803
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.647
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.673
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.223
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.892
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.274
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.863
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.412
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.760
  • 2009 Impact Factor NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor NA
  • 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
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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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Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy


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


Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy

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.