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Examining the influence of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology: an empirical approach.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16574778     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To empirically examine whether research published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology (JPP) guides research both within and outside the field of pediatric psychology. METHODS: Articles published in JPP from 2000 to 2004 were evaluated to determine the frequency with which articles in JPP from 2000 influenced subsequent research. Citation rates by other journals were also examined. RESULTS: Articles in JPP from 2000 were frequently cited in subsequent research, but authors rarely cited previous research as being instrumental in the development of their study design. Articles in JPP from 2000 were also frequently cited by outside journals. Specifically, journals classified as "medical and medical subspecialties" had the highest rates of citing JPP articles. CONCLUSIONS: The finding that JPP is cited both within JPP and other journals provides further evidence that pediatric psychology is a thriving interdisciplinary field.
Authors:
Michael M Steele; Montserrat M Graves; Michael C Roberts; Ric G Steele
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2006-03-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric psychology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0146-8693     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Psychol     Publication Date:  2007 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-09     Completed Date:  2007-05-02     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7801773     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Psychol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  150-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Kansas, USA. myksteel@aol.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child Psychology*
Humans
Periodicals as Topic*
Publishing
Research*

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