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Presents a bibliometric analysis of the literature in the field of Psychiatric Nursing as indexed the MEDLINE data covered in the Pubmed for the period 1999 to 2018. It is noticed that a total of 15279 records on the literature of Psychiatric Nursing are covered. It is also noticed that the maximum number of records was published during the year 2018, followed by the years 2016 and 2015. It was found that Journal Article covered the maximum number of records followed by Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't, Review, Editorial, Validation Studies etc. It is seen that 7 primary journals grouped in zone-1 covered one-third of the total number of journal articles. Similarly, the second zone comprises 70 journals and 1104 journals grouped in the third zone. In zone-1 & 2; out of 77 journals, 24 frequently cited journals are published in England, this is followed by the countries i.e. United States (16 journals), Australia (8 journals), France (5 journals), Brazil (4 journals), Germany (4 journals), etc.