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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Graph-based network analysis in schizophrenia  
Sifis Micheloyannis 
World J Psychiatr 2(1):1-12. Published online Feb 22, 2012. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v2.i1.1
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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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Post-traumatic stress disorder risk and brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met  
Lei Zhang, Xiao-Xia Li, Xian-Zhang Hu 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):1-6. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.1
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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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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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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
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Poor CD4 count is a predictor of untreated depression in human immunodeficiency virus-positive African-Americans  
Sasraku Amanor-Boadu, MariaMananita S Hipolito, Narayan Rai, Charlee K McLean, Kyla Flanagan, Flora T Hamilton, Valerie Oji, Sharon F Lambert, Huynh Nhu Le, Suad Kapetanovic, Evaristus A Nwulia 
World J Psychiatr 6(1):128-135. Published online Mar 22, 2016. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v6.i1.128
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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