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Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica

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Abstract

QUEVEDO-BLASCO, Raúl  and  LOPEZ-LOPEZ, Wilson. Bibliometric analysis of Selected multidisciplinary journals of psychology recently incorporated in the Web of Science (2008-2009). Psicol. Reflex. Crit. [online]. 2010, vol.23, n.2, pp. 384-408. ISSN 0102-7972.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-79722010000200021.

It was done a bibliometric analysis of the multidisciplinary journals of psychology recently incorporated in the Web of Science (WoS) in 2008 and 2009. A total of 448 "articles" and "revisions" was analyzed, where the nationality of the authors, the index of responsibility and the contents of the works were examined. The results show that Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica is the journal that has more published articles. There are differences in the diversity and number of collaborating countries, being the journal Universitas Psychologica the one that has greater representation of authors from different countries from the origin of the journal. There are more individual articles (31.25%), followed by works signed by two (28.57%) and three authors (21.43%), respectively. The majority of articles is classified within the areas of Social Psychology (18.75%), followed by articles of Clinical Psychology (16.74%) and works related to Psychology of Education (11.16%), clarifying that the greater contribution of clinical works comes from the Revista Latinoamericana de Psicopatología Fundamental (with 40.7% of the total of its publications).

Keywords : Descriptive study through document analysis; Bibliometric analysis; Web of Science; Psychology; Multidisciplinary journals.

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