Status of iberomerican journals of psychology at the 2010 Journal Citation Reports
KeywordsLatin American journals
Journal Citation Reports
Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
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AbstractThe aim of this study is to show the current landscape of the visibility and popularity of scientific journals in psychology published in Latin American countries, according to a recent Journal Citation Reports (JCR) 2010. This is a descriptive study using analysis of documents. We analyzed a total of 18 journals, of which 61.11 % (11) are Spanish, 33.33 % (6) are Latin American and 5.55 % (1) Portuguese, 50 % are indexed in the category of “Psychology, Multidisciplinary “ and the Latin American magazine with the Impact Factor (IF) 2010 Universitas Psychologica is higher (1,283), followed by Psicología: Reflexão e Crítica (1,124). Contradictorily. Latin American journal that has obtained the highest indexed IF fits the category of “Psychology, Clinical” and it is about International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology (1,842).