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Psychooncology: Journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer: a scientometric study

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Library and Information Science, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore – 641029, India
  • 2Department of Library and Information Science, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore – 641029, India

Res. J. Library Sci., Volume 5, Issue (2), Pages 1-7, February,21 (2017)


This article has made an attempt to evaluate the papers published in psychooncology - journal of the psychological, SOCIAL and behavioral dimensions of cancer (psycho – oncology) in the period 2005 to 2015. Totally, 7840 research documents in the form of Plain Text file format were downloaded from Web of Science database by Thomson Reuters before and known as Web of Knowledge. Making use of various scientometric indicators like the Year wise distribution of documents, relative growth rate, research document type, authorship pattern, Degree of collaboration, country wise Distribution, Institution wise distribution was also used to analyze the data and interpretation.


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