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Publiphilia Impactfactorius: a new psychiatric syndrome among biomedical scientists?

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You may recognize the symptoms of Publiophilia Impactfactorius in yourself. If so, please seek help :-) Publiphilia Impactfactorius: a new psychiatric syndrome among biomedical scientists? https://t.co/qSRcDqIFFr
RT @kopelsof: "Tale of sense, if not of truth; Food for thought to honest youth": Publiphilia Impactfactorius: a new psychiatric syndrome a…
"Tale of sense, if not of truth; Food for thought to honest youth": Publiphilia Impactfactorius: a new psychiatric syndrome among biomedical scientists? https://t.co/r23dFLkE7P @PeerJPreprints
302 days ago
@SofiaRB_88 @bestqualitycrab @nhmrc Related: These researchers misrepresented real data; joked that "ideal sons-in-law" (ie themselves) were the most ethical biomedical researchers & should be hired. Bias is deeply entrenched. https://t.co/dNgS1qzgmE
Do we have a new a new psychiatric syndrome in science? Publiphilia Impactfactorius: https://t.co/yLHnSQ6fbz
A new condition has been revealed among scientists... Publiphilia Impactfactorius https://t.co/oVIykPl2TT via @PeerJPreprints
RT @ccess: Publiophilia impactfactorius. Newly described psychiatric syndrome seen in scientists https://t.co/6wiycN2T4s
317 days ago
A new disease? Publiphilia Impactfactorius https://t.co/A3izhYIZB7
Publiophilia impactfactorius. Newly described psychiatric syndrome seen in scientists https://t.co/6wiycN2T4s
Whilst "Rethinking Impact Factors" in @cwtsleiden it seems we now need to cure a disease - Publiphilia Impactfactorius - rather than change journal indicators... :) https://t.co/wlYdtb740p
RT @AngelaRoothaan: New disease among scientists? (seems not so new to me) "Publiphilia Impactfactorius" https://t.co/oAsahqn410 via @PeerJ…
New disease among scientists? (seems not so new to me) "Publiphilia Impactfactorius" https://t.co/oAsahqn410 via @PeerJPreprints
318 days ago
Jokes refer to reality. Article about "pathological preoccupation with publishing & being cited", aka Publiphilia Impactfactorius https://t.co/bE2KlPwxjD
Researchers - do you suffer from ‘Publiphilia Impactfactorius’? https://t.co/xOgqBzaHDG #academicpublishing https://t.co/rMT1nt3C1M
RT @NeuralTweets: Unstoppable desire of biomed researchers to publish is a new cognitive disorder? Sick. https://t.co/q1B9ui7WE9
Unstoppable desire of biomed researchers to publish is a new cognitive disorder? Sick. https://t.co/q1B9ui7WE9
Know a PI with PI (Publiphilia Impactfactorius)? "Sneaky grandiose" or "ideal son-in-law"?https://t.co/axLhWWG3X1 #impactfactor #citations
331 days ago
RT @phylogenomics: I have a feeling this may be taken down sometime but it is awesome, just awesome: Publiphilia Impactfactorius https://t.…
331 days ago
RT @phylogenomics: I have a feeling this may be taken down sometime but it is awesome, just awesome: Publiphilia Impactfactorius https://t.…
Publiphilia Impactfactorius: a new psychiatric syndrome among biomedical scientists? [PeerJ Preprints] https://t.co/nGhx64fxlL
RT @AJAtkin: Publiphilia Impactfactorius: a pathological preoccupation with publishing and being cited - https://t.co/dMmjfBQDP0
RT @AJAtkin: Publiphilia Impactfactorius: a pathological preoccupation with publishing and being cited - https://t.co/dMmjfBQDP0
RT @AJAtkin: Publiphilia Impactfactorius: a pathological preoccupation with publishing and being cited - https://t.co/dMmjfBQDP0
333 days ago
Publiphilia Impactfactorius: a pathological preoccupation with publishing and being cited - https://t.co/dMmjfBQDP0
333 days ago
Publiphilia Impactfactorius:a new psychiatric syndrome among biomedical scientists? https://t.co/qug8ENe6xj via @PeerJPreprints https://t.co/DS17qKLAf5
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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Joeri K Tijdink conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Yvo M Smulders conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Lex M Bouter conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

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Medical ethics review committee of VU University Medical Center

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For ethical reasons to maintain confidentiality

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The authors received no funding for this work


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