Journal of Nursing

Responsive Caregiving for Children: A Bibliometrics Study and Visualization Analysis via CiteSpace

Haiyan Yu, Ruiling Wang


Objective To comprehensively and systematically sort out the research status, hotspots, and development trends of the research on
responsive caregiving for children abroad, to provide a reference for the development of research in this field in China. Method Using the
Web of Science (WoS) as a data source, we retrieved the academic literature in the field of responsive caregiving for children abroad including from 2014 to 2023, and applied CiteSpace software to draw visual maps and analyse them. Results A total of 278 valid documents were
included, and the field has shown an overall steady upward trend in the number of publications over the past ten years. The hotter keywords
in this research area are mothers, attachment, and behavior. Conclusion The research in the field of responsive caregiving for children abroad
has been deepening, with nurturing care, and early childhood development as the main research directions.


Responsive Caregiving; Responsive Parenting; Visualization Analysis; CiteSpace

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