Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care

CountryUnited States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)

Social Sciences
Health (social science)
Life-span and Life-course Studies
Social Work
PublisherHaworth Social Work Practice Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN15524256, 15524264
Scope The Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, now affiliated with the Social Work in Hospice and Palliative Care Network, explores issues crucial to caring for terminally ill patients and their families. Academics and social work practitioners present current research, articles, and continuing features on the "state of the art" of social work practice, including interdisciplinary interventions, practice innovations, practice evaluations, end-of-life decision-making, grief and bereavement, and ethical and moral issues. The Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care combines theory and practice to facilitate an understanding of the multi-level issues surrounding care for those in pain and suffering from painful, debilitating, and/or terminal illness. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Health (social science)2006Q3
Health (social science)2007Q3
Health (social science)2008Q2
Health (social science)2009Q3
Health (social science)2010Q3
Health (social science)2011Q3
Health (social science)2012Q3
Health (social science)2013Q3
Health (social science)2014Q3
Health (social science)2015Q2
Health (social science)2016Q2
Life-span and Life-course Studies2006Q3
Life-span and Life-course Studies2007Q3
Life-span and Life-course Studies2008Q2
Life-span and Life-course Studies2009Q3
Life-span and Life-course Studies2010Q4
Life-span and Life-course Studies2011Q3
Life-span and Life-course Studies2012Q3
Life-span and Life-course Studies2013Q3
Life-span and Life-course Studies2014Q2
Life-span and Life-course Studies2015Q2
Life-span and Life-course Studies2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Social Work2006Q3
Social Work2007Q3
Social Work2008Q3
Social Work2009Q3
Social Work2010Q3
Social Work2011Q3
Social Work2012Q3
Social Work2013Q3
Social Work2014Q3
Social Work2015Q3
Social Work2016Q3

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of 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 It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.786
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.758
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.887
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.795
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.563
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.781
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.700
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.958
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.976
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.077
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.988
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.786
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.758
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.887
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.559
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.423
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.773
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.620
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.983
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.901
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.923
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.967
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.786
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.758
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.641
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.281
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.542
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.553
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.875
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.860
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.892
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20068
Self Cites200713
Self Cites200826
Self Cites20095
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20114
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20146
Self Cites20156
Self Cites20169
Total Cites200611
Total Cites200725
Total Cites200847
Total Cites200933
Total Cites201022
Total Cites201134
Total Cites201231
Total Cites201359
Total Cites201464
Total Cites201560
Total Cites201658
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20060.214
External Cites per document20070.364
External Cites per document20080.396
External Cites per document20090.475
External Cites per document20100.423
External Cites per document20110.682
External Cites per document20120.580
External Cites per document20130.917
External Cites per document20140.817
External Cites per document20150.831
External Cites per document20160.817
Cites per document20060.786
Cites per document20070.758
Cites per document20080.887
Cites per document20090.559
Cites per document20100.423
Cites per document20110.773
Cites per document20120.620
Cites per document20130.983
Cites per document20140.901
Cites per document20150.923
Cites per document20160.967
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20075
Non-citable documents200810
Non-citable documents200915
Non-citable documents201012
Non-citable documents201113
Non-citable documents201212
Non-citable documents201316
Non-citable documents201417
Non-citable documents201523
Non-citable documents201631
Citable documents200614
Citable documents200733
Citable documents200853
Citable documents200959
Citable documents201052
Citable documents201144
Citable documents201250
Citable documents201360
Citable documents201471
Citable documents201565
Citable documents201660
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20066
Uncited documents200723
Uncited documents200836
Uncited documents200955
Uncited documents201049
Uncited documents201136
Uncited documents201246
Uncited documents201345
Uncited documents201453
Uncited documents201553
Uncited documents201663
Cited documents20068
Cited documents200715
Cited documents200827
Cited documents200919
Cited documents201015
Cited documents201121
Cited documents201216
Cited documents201331
Cited documents201435
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201628
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