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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Nicotine for schizophrenia

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2006
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (85th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (64th percentile)

Mentioned by

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1 policy source
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8 tweeters
weibo
1 weibo user

Citations

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16 Dimensions

Readers on

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89 Mendeley
Title
Nicotine for schizophrenia
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2006
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004838.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Sumir Punnoose, Madhvi R Belgamwar

Abstract

The proportion of people with schizophrenia who smoke is very high, and as a rule, they tend to be heavier smokers when compared to the general population and those with other psychiatric disorders. Nicotine, the psychoactive component in tobacco, is thought to produce psychological effects that help to alleviate psychotic symptoms.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 2%
Unknown 87 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 17 19%
Student > Bachelor 15 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 9%
Student > Master 7 8%
Other 21 24%
Unknown 10 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 24 27%
Medicine and Dentistry 19 21%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 15%
Computer Science 3 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 3%
Other 9 10%
Unknown 18 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 24 March 2017.
All research outputs
#2,966,337
of 18,771,444 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5,544
of 11,857 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#20,470
of 137,363 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#45
of 125 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 18,771,444 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 84th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,857 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 26.4. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 53% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 125 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 64% of its contemporaries.