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When altruists cannot help: the influence of altruism on the mental health of university students during the COVID-19 pandemic

Overview of attention for article published in Globalization and Health, July 2020
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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 (81st percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
twitter
3 tweeters

Citations

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30 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
256 Mendeley
Title
When altruists cannot help: the influence of altruism on the mental health of university students during the COVID-19 pandemic
Published in
Globalization and Health, July 2020
DOI 10.1186/s12992-020-00587-y
Pubmed ID
Authors

Yi Feng, Min Zong, Zhizun Yang, Wen Gu, Dan Dong, Zhihong Qiao

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 256 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 30 12%
Student > Master 30 12%
Student > Bachelor 30 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 6%
Professor > Associate Professor 14 5%
Other 60 23%
Unknown 76 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 42 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 36 14%
Nursing and Health Professions 28 11%
Social Sciences 14 5%
Business, Management and Accounting 9 4%
Other 44 17%
Unknown 83 32%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. 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 10 March 2021.
All research outputs
#2,300,809
of 20,529,516 outputs
Outputs from Globalization and Health
#400
of 1,027 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#55,949
of 301,858 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Globalization and Health
#1
of 1 outputs
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