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BJPsych 2021 Metrics Infographic

Journal-level metrics

The metrics below are produced by third parties as ways to quantify the impact this journal has on the research community.

Please note that these metrics should always be considered in the context of how they are calculated. As a signatory of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) we also emphasise that none of these journal-level metrics should be used to judge the impact of an individual article or author, or their research outputs.

For full details of how these metrics are calculated, please see our guide to journal-level metrics.

Journal metrics
2-year Impact Factor 10.5
5-year Impact Factor 11.1
Eigenfactor 0.01543
Article Influence Score 4.057
CiteScore 12.3
Scimago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.597
Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2.644

Publishing statistics

We will soon be providing annual statistics about this journal's publishing activity. Please check back later.

Peer Review Metrics - Original Research (Paper, Short Report & Review) submitted in 2022
Original research submissions received in 2022
Number of submissions: 785
Number of submissions sent for peer review: 108 (14%)
Mean number of reviewers invited: 13
Mean number of reviews received: 3
Decisions made for original research in 2022
Overall acceptance rate: 6%
Median time from submission to first decision: 9 days (50 for papers with at least one review invited)
Median time from submission to final decision: 5 days (72.5 for papers with at least one review invited)

Article counts

The table below displays information about the number of articles published in this journal in 2022. For further details of how articles are counted, please see this page.

Published articles
Total number of articles last year 211
Number of OA articles last year 55
Number of articles last year supported by subscription revenue 162