عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of this research was to teach correct scientific citation in the scientific productions of top writers at Iranian Medical Sciences Universities in 2017 with regard to the relationship between moral growth and self-control variables with focus on "Citation to meta citation article" model in the articles of the top authors of Iranian medical universities in 2017. The population of current scientometrics and correlation study in the first part of research was included all the writers who had an H-index of 10 or more in the scientist database of 2017. The sample size at this stage was 110. The data collected were analyzed by SPSS 16.0. The research outcomes showed that the regression model was significant (β=-11/264, p=0/018), (β=-0/665, p=0/007). Regarding the results, avoiding citing to “meta citation” articles blindly can, as far as possible, lead to strengthening of citation indices.