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International Journal of Play Therapy

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

1.02

h-Index

2022-2023

 30

Rank

2022-2023

 15128

SJR

2022-2023

 0.300

Note: The impact score or impact index shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title International Journal of Play Therapy
Abbreviation Int. J. Play Ther.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Clinical Psychology (Q3); Complementary and Manual Therapy (Q3)
h-index 30
Overall Rank/Ranking 15128
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.300
Impact Score 1.02
Publisher American Psychological Association
Country United States
ISSN 15556824
Best Quartile Q3
Coverage History 1992-2022




About International Journal of Play Therapy


International Journal of Play Therapy is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Clinical Psychology (Q3); Complementary and Manual Therapy (Q3). It is published by American Psychological Association. The overall rank of International Journal of Play Therapy is 15128. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.300. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 30. The best quartile for this journal is Q3.

The ISSN of International Journal of Play Therapy journal is 15556824. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. International Journal of Play Therapy is cited by a total of 80 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


International Journal of Play Therapy Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of International Journal of Play Therapy is 1.02, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. International Journal of Play Therapy IF is decreased by a factor of 0.25 and approximate percentage change is -19.69% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a falling trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

International Journal of Play Therapy Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of International Journal of Play Therapy is 1.02. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of International Journal of Play Therapy. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.02
2021 1.27
2020 0.85
2019 1.16
2018 0.74
2017 0.88
2016 0.64
2015 0.81
2014 0.91

International Journal of Play Therapy h-index


  Table Setting

International Journal of Play Therapy has an h-index of 30. It means 30 articles of this journal have more than 30 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




International Journal of Play Therapy ISSN


The ISSN of International Journal of Play Therapy is 15556824. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

International Journal of Play Therapy Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of International Journal of Play Therapy is 15128. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.300. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of International Journal of Play Therapy by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 0.300
2021 0.308
2020 0.353
2019 0.304
2018 0.244
2017 0.258
2016 0.281
2015 0.383
2014 0.376

Ranking of International Journal of Play Therapy by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 15128
2021 14535
2020 13290
2019 14247
2018 15736
2017 14776
2016 14138
2015 11264
2014 11126

International Journal of Play Therapy Publisher


Table Setting

International Journal of Play Therapy is published by American Psychological Association. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1992-2022. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of International Journal of Play Therapy is Int. J. Play Ther.. This abbreviation ('Int. J. Play Ther.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in International Journal of Play Therapy


If your research field is/are related to Clinical Psychology (Q3); Complementary and Manual Therapy (Q3), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the International Journal of Play Therapy?

International Journal of Play Therapy latest impact IF is 1.02. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 1.27 (2021) and 0.64 (2016), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 0.92 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the International Journal of Play Therapy?

The International Journal of Play Therapy has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 0.300, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 0.383 in 2015 and the lowest being 0.244 in 2018. Furthermore, the average SJR of the International Journal of Play Therapy over the previous 9-year period stands at 0.92.


What's the latest h-index of the International Journal of Play Therapy?

The latest h-index of the International Journal of Play Therapy is 30.


Who's the publisher of the International Journal of Play Therapy?

The International Journal of Play Therapy is published by the American Psychological Association, with its country of publication being the United States.


What's the current ranking of the International Journal of Play Therapy?

The International Journal of Play Therapy is currently ranked 15128 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 11126 in 2014 and its lowest position of 15736 in 2018.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the International Journal of Play Therapy?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the International Journal of Play Therapy is Int. J. Play Ther..


Is the "International Journal of Play Therapy" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

International Journal of Play Therapy is classified as a journal that the American Psychological Association publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the International Journal of Play Therapy?

The International Journal of Play Therapy encompasses the following areas:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Complementary and Manual Therapy

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the International Journal of Play Therapy?

The International Journal of Play Therapy is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 15556824.


What's the best quartile of the International Journal of Play Therapy?

The best quartile for the International Journal of Play Therapy is Q3 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the International Journal of Play Therapy?

The International Journal of Play Therapy coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1992-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of International Journal of Play Therapy

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.02
2021 1.27
2020 0.85
2019 1.16
2018 0.74
2017 0.88
2016 0.64
2015 0.81
2014 0.91



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