Table 2

Cites in 2010/11 to original articles published in five German language general psychiatry journals in 2009
Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr Nervenarzt Nervenheilkunde Psychiatr Prax Z Psychiatr, Psychol Psychother Total
Original articles published in 2009 11 16 13 28 4 72
Cited (in 2010+11) original articles in %, (n) 64% (7) 50% (8) 31% (4) 100% (28) 100% (4) 71% (51)
Cites, (cites per original article) 14 (1,27) 18 (1,13) 6 (0,46) 113 (4,04) 16 (4) 167 (2,32)
…thereof:
in 2010 43% (6) 33% (6) 83% (5) 65% (74) 63% (10) 60% (101)
in 2011 57% (8) 67% (12) 17% (1) 35% (39) 37% (6) 40% (66)
in the same journal 27% (3) 6% (1) 23% (3) 58% (66) 19% (3) 46% (76)
in same language journals1 55% (6) 17% (3) 100% (6) 86% (97) 100% (16) 77% (128)
in English 73% (8) 83% (15) 0% (0) 14% (16)2 0% (0) 23% (39)
by the same authors 71% (10) 28% (5) 33% (2) 16% (18) 81% (13) 29% (48)
by authors of the same language 93% (13) 39% (7) 100% (6) 95% (107) 100% (16)3 89% (149)
by other authors + journals 27% (3) 68% (12) 33% (2) 30% (34)4 19% (3) 32% (54)
by other authors + in English 27% (3) 56% (10) 0% (0) 11% (12) 0% (0) 15% (25)

1 includes same journal; 2English includes two cites in non-English articles (1 in French, 1 in Italian); 3 15/16 cites are linked to the prolific editor of Z Psychiatr, Psychol Psychother as author of citing articles 4 If articles were taken into account that seem to have been published, at least in part, out of bibliometric interest or ambition [9,10] this number would shrink by 13 to 21 (reducing the rate of cites by other authors and journals to 19%).

Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr, Fortschritte der Neurologie und Psychiatrie; Nervenarzt, Der Nervenarzt; Nervenheilkunde, Nervenheilkunde; Psychiatr Prax, Psychiatrische Praxis, Z Psychiatr, Psychol Psychother, Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie.

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