Volume 19, Number 2 (Summer 2013)                   IJPCP 2013, 19(2): 97-101 | Back to browse issues page


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Biglu M H, Chakhmachi Dovom N, Shahkhodabandeh S. World Scientific Output with Emphasis on Iran in the Field of Psychology in MEDLINE (2000-2010) . IJPCP. 2013; 19 (2) :97-101
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-2035-en.html

Tabriz University of Medical Sciences , bmohammad73@yahoo.com
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Objectives: The current research objective was to study the growth and improvement of scientific productions of Iranians authors in psychology field during 2000-2010. Methods: Psychology journals listed in the JCR database subjective category were identified and then the MEDLINE database was used to retrieve and analyze the data. Data collection was restricted to 2000-2010 years. The population was determined based on the Bradford Law of Scattering, number of citations, core journals, and journals with impact factor greater than 3. Therefore, among 71 JCR psychological journals, 19 had required criteria to be included in the study. Results: All selected journals were appeared in English. Eighty four percent were from origins of USA and UK and 16% from Holland and Switzerland. Nineteen papers were by Iranian authors and thereby Iran ranking among 58 countries was 32 just before Singapore and after Argentina. Fifty six authors from 12 academic centers were corresponding authors and 11% of papers were produced with international collaborations. Conclusion: The Iranians had limited scientific productions during 2000-2010 with a relatively increasing growth.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/12/28 | Accepted: 2013/12/28

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