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Welcome to the World Journal of Psychiatry

World Journal of Psychiatry (WJPWorld J Psychiatr) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJP accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJP are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJP is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of psychiatry, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJP include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >> 

2021 Published Issues
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  • Rajesh R Tampi, MD, Chairman, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, OH 44106, United States
The WJP is now abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, PubMed, PubMed Central, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics

The 2021 Edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2020 impact factor (IF) for WJP as 4.571; IF without journal self cites: 4.429; 5-year IF: 7.697; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.73; Ranking: 46 among 156 journals in psychiatry; and Quartile category: Q2.

2220-3206 (online)
Field of Vision
Evidence Review
Ester di Giacomo, Rodolfo Pessina, Mario Santorelli, Daniele Rucco, Valeria Placenti, Francesca Aliberti, Fabrizia Colmegna, Massimo Clerici 
World J Psychiatr 11(11):937-953. Published online Nov 19, 2021. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v11.i11.937
Celestino Rodríguez, Debora Areces, Trinidad García, Marisol Cueli, Paloma Gonzalez-Castro 
World J Psychiatr 11(11):1017-1026. Published online Nov 19, 2021. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v11.i11.1017
Trang Thi Huyen Tu, Motoko Watanabe, Gayatri Krishnakumar Nayanar, Yojiro Umezaki, Haruhiko Motomura, Yusuke Sato, Akira Toyofuku 
World J Psychiatr 11(11):1053-1064. Published online Nov 19, 2021. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v11.i11.1053
Basic Study
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Systematic Reviews