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High Impact Articles
High impact papers are those to which special attention is paid by experts in the given field, with a large number of visitors, frequent downloads and higher citation rates. The research must be creative, with high academic standards and have a wide influence, if it is to become a high impact paper. They are ranked by the number of downloads.
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Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression  
Laura R LaChance, Drew Ramsey 
World J Psychiatr 8(3):97-104. Published online Sep 20, 2018. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v8.i3.97
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Animal models for posttraumatic stress disorder: An overview of what is used in research  
Bart Borghans, Judith R Homberg 
World J Psychiatr 5(4):387-396. Published online Dec 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i4.387
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Internet addiction and problematic Internet use: A systematic review of clinical research  
Daria J Kuss, Olatz Lopez-Fernandez 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):143-176. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.143
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Functional neuroanatomy in panic disorder: Status quo of the research  
Thomas Sobanski, Gerd Wagner 
World J Psychiatr 7(1):12-33. Published online Mar 22, 2017. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v7.i1.12
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Effects of music and music therapy on mood in neurological patients  
Alfredo Raglio, Lapo Attardo, Giulia Gontero, Silvia Rollino, Elisabetta Groppo, Enrico Granieri 
World J Psychiatr 5(1):68-78. Published online Mar 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i1.68
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Catatonia: Our current understanding of its diagnosis, treatment and pathophysiology  
Sean A Rasmussen, Michael F Mazurek, Patricia I Rosebush 
World J Psychiatr 6(4):391-398. Published online Dec 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i4.391
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Pharmacologic approaches to treatment resistant depression: Evidences and personal experience  
Antonio Tundo, Rocco de Filippis, Luca Proietti 
World J Psychiatr 5(3):330-341. Published online Sep 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i3.330
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Sex differences in cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease  
Keith R Laws, Karen Irvine, Tim M Gale 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):54-65. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.54
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Usefulness of telepsychiatry: A critical evaluation of videoconferencing-based approaches  
Subho Chakrabarti 
World J Psychiatr 5(3):286-304. Published online Sep 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i3.286
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Neuroinflammation and cytokine abnormality in major depression: Cause or consequence in that illness?  
Sang Won Jeon, Yong Ku Kim 
World J Psychiatr 6(3):283-293. Published online Sep 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i3.283
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Consequences of bullying victimization in childhood and adolescence: A systematic review and meta-analysis  
Sophie E Moore, Rosana E Norman, Shuichi Suetani, Hannah J Thomas, Peter D Sly, James G Scott 
World J Psychiatr 7(1):60-76. Published online Mar 22, 2017. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v7.i1.60
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Memantine: New prospective in bipolar disorder treatment  
Giulia Serra, Francesca Demontis, Francesca Serra, Lavinia De Chiara, Andrea Spoto, Paolo Girardi, Giulio Vidotto, Gino Serra 
World J Psychiatr 4(4):80-90. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v4.i4.80
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Who says this is a modern disorder? The early history of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder  
Jose Martinez-Badía, Jose Martinez-Raga 
World J Psychiatr 5(4):379-386. Published online Dec 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i4.379
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Treating comorbid anxiety and depression: Psychosocial and pharmacological approaches  
Jeremy D Coplan, Cindy J Aaronson, Venkatesh Panthangi, Younsuk Kim 
World J Psychiatr 5(4):366-378. Published online Dec 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i4.366
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Understanding the pathophysiology of postpartum psychosis: Challenges and new approaches  
William Davies 
World J Psychiatr 7(2):77-88. Published online Jun 22, 2017. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v7.i2.77
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Biomarkers in schizophrenia: A focus on blood based diagnostics and theranostics  
Chi-Yu Lai, Elizabeth Scarr, Madhara Udawela, Ian Everall, Wei J Chen, Brian Dean 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):102-117. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.102
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Psychiatric aspects of brain tumors: A review  
Subramoniam Madhusoodanan, Mark Bryan Ting, Tara Farah, Umran Ugur 
World J Psychiatr 5(3):273-285. Published online Sep 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i3.273
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Conceptualization and treatment of negative symptoms in schizophrenia  
Sonali Sarkar, Kiley Hillner, Dawn I Velligan 
World J Psychiatr 5(4):352-361. Published online Dec 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i4.352
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Electroconvulsive therapy in catatonic patients: Efficacy and predictors of response  
Federica Luchini, Pierpaolo Medda, Michela Giorgi Mariani, Mauro Mauri, Cristina Toni, Giulio Perugi 
World J Psychiatr 5(2):182-192. Published online Jun 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i2.182
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Complex posttraumatic stress disorder: The need to consolidate a distinct clinical syndrome or to reevaluate features of psychiatric disorders following interpersonal trauma?  
Evangelia Giourou, Maria Skokou, Stuart P Andrew, Konstantina Alexopoulou, Philippos Gourzis, Eleni Jelastopulu 
World J Psychiatr 8(1):12-19. Published online Mar 22, 2018. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v8.i1.12
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Racial disparities in psychotic disorder diagnosis: A review of empirical literature  
Robert C Schwartz, David M Blankenship 
World J Psychiatr 4(4):133-140. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v4.i4.133
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Transcranial direct current stimulation in psychiatric disorders  
Gabriel Tortella, Roberta Casati, Luana V M Aparicio, Antonio Mantovani, Natasha Senço, Giordano D’Urso, Jerome Brunelin, Fabiana Guarienti, Priscila Mara Lorencini Selingardi, Débora Muszkat, Bernardo de Sampaio Pereira Junior, Leandro Valiengo, Adriano H Moffa, Marcel Simis, Lucas Borrione, André R Brunoni 
World J Psychiatr 5(1):88-102. Published online Mar 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i1.88
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Systematic review of suicide in economic recession  
Mayowa Oyesanya, Javier Lopez-Morinigo, Rina Dutta 
World J Psychiatr 5(2):243-254. Published online Jun 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i2.243
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Role of astrocytic glutamate transporter in alcohol use disorder  
Jennifer R Ayers-Ringler, Yun-Fang Jia, Yan-Yan Qiu, Doo-Sup Choi 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):31-42. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.31
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Gender differences in caregiving among family - caregivers of people with mental illnesses  
Nidhi Sharma, Subho Chakrabarti, Sandeep Grover 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):7-17. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.7
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Review of key telepsychiatry outcomes  
Sam Hubley, Sarah B Lynch, Christopher Schneck, Marshall Thomas, Jay Shore 
World J Psychiatr 6(2):269-282. Published online Jun 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i2.269
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Transition to school for children with autism spectrum disorder: A systematic review  
Annabel Marsh, Vanessa Spagnol, Rachel Grove, Valsamma Eapen 
World J Psychiatr 7(3):184-196. Published online Sep 22, 2017. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v7.i3.184
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Months backward test: A review of its use in clinical studies  
James Meagher, Maeve Leonard, Laura Donoghue, Niamh O’Regan, Suzanne Timmons, Chris Exton, Walter Cullen, Colum Dunne, Dimitrios Adamis, Alasdair J Maclullich, David Meagher 
World J Psychiatr 5(3):305-314. Published online Sep 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i3.305
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Role of perinatal long-chain omega-3 fatty acids in cortical circuit maturation: Mechanisms and implications for psychopathology  
Robert K McNamara, Jennifer J Vannest, Christina J Valentine 
World J Psychiatr 5(1):15-34. Published online Mar 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i1.15
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Isotretinoin was not associated with depression or anxiety: A twelve-week study  
Bella Suarez, Ana Serrano, Yves Cova, Trino Baptista 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):136-142. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.136
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Cognitive behavioural therapy for auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia: A review  
Maria Pontillo, Franco De Crescenzo, Stefano Vicari, Maria Laura Pucciarini, Roberto Averna, Ornella Santonastaso, Marco Armando 
World J Psychiatr 6(3):372-380. Published online Sep 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i3.372
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Reasoning and Rehabilitation cognitive skills programme for mentally disordered offenders: Predictors of outcome  
Susan Young, Mrigendra Das, Gisli H Gudjonsson 
World J Psychiatr 6(4):410-418. Published online Dec 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i4.410
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder: Evidence-based treatments and future directions for research  
Caleb W Lack 
World J Psychiatr 2(6):86-90. Published online Dec 22, 2012. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v2.i6.86
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Does mindfulness meditation improve attention in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?  
Vania Modesto-Lowe, Pantea Farahmand, Margaret Chaplin, Lauren Sarro 
World J Psychiatr 5(4):397-403. Published online Dec 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i4.397
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Neuronal networks in mental diseases and neuropathic pain: Beyond brain derived neurotrophic factor and collapsin response mediator proteins  
Tam T Quach, Jessica K Lerch, Jerome Honnorat, Rajesh Khanna, Anne-Marie Duchemin 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):18-30. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.18
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Peritraumatic Behavior Questionnaire - Observer Rated: Validation of the objective version of a measure for combat-related peritraumatic stress  
Agorastos Agorastos, Abigail C Angkaw, Heather E Johnson, Christian J Hansen, Camille V Cook, Dewleen G Baker 
World J Psychiatr 6(2):226-232. Published online Jun 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i2.226
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Systems psychopharmacology: A network approach to developing novel therapies  
Peter J Gebicke-Haerter 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):66-83. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.66
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Cognitive-behavioural therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder co-occurring with psychosis: Systematic review of evidence  
Antonio Tundo, Roberta Necci 
World J Psychiatr 6(4):449-455. Published online Dec 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i4.449
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Childhood trauma and factors associated with depression among inpatients with cardiovascular disease  
Felipe José Nascimento Barreto, Frederico Duarte Garcia, Paulo Henrique Teixeira Prado, Paulo Marcos Brasil Rocha, Nádia Souza Las Casas, Felipe Barbosa Vallt, Humberto Correa, Maila Castro Lourenço Neves 
World J Psychiatr 7(2):106-113. Published online Jun 22, 2017. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v7.i2.106
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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and suicide: A systematic review  
Judit Balazs, Agnes Kereszteny 
World J Psychiatr 7(1):44-59. Published online Mar 22, 2017. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v7.i1.44
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Factors associated with hopelessness in epileptic patients  
Maurizio Pompili, Gianluca Serafini, Marco Innamorati, Franco Montebovi, Dorian A Lamis, Mariantonietta Milelli, Manuela Giuliani, Matteo Caporro, Paolo Tisei, David Lester, Mario Amore, Paolo Girardi, Carla Buttinelli 
World J Psychiatr 4(4):141-149. Published online Dec 22, 2014. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v4.i4.141
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How does a real-world child psychiatric clinic diagnose and treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?  
Kumi Yuki, Jyoti Bhagia, David Mrazek, Peter S Jensen 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):118-127. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.118
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Psychiatrists’ approach to vascular risk assessment in Latin America  
Pablo Richly, Pablo López, Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht, Daniel Flichtentrei, María Prats, Ricardo Mastandueno, Julián Bustin, Marcelo Cetkovich-Bakmas 
World J Psychiatr 4(3):56-61. Published online Sep 22, 2014. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v4.i3.56
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Are the changes in the peripheral brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels due to platelet activation?  
Montserrat Serra-Millàs 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):84-101. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.84
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Gene environment interaction in periphery and brain converge to modulate behavioral outcomes: Insights from the SP1 transient early in life interference rat model  
Eyal Asor, Dorit Ben-Shachar 
World J Psychiatr 6(3):294-302. Published online Sep 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i3.294
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Assessment scales for delirium: A review  
Sandeep Grover, Natasha Kate 
World J Psychiatr 2(4):58-70. Published online Aug 22, 2012. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v2.i4.58
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Differences between British and Japanese perspectives on forensic mental health systems: A preliminary study  
Akihiro Shiina, Aika Tomoto, Soichiro Omiya, Aiko Sato, Masaomi Iyo, Yoshito Igarashi 
World J Psychiatr 7(1):8-11. Published online Mar 22, 2017. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v7.i1.8