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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
Framework for internal sensation of pleasure using constraints from disparate findings in nucleus accumbens  
Kunjumon Ittira Vadakkan 
World J Psychiatr 11(10):681-695. Published online Oct 19, 2021. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v11.i10.681
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
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
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
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
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
Childhood stressful events, HPA axis and anxiety disorders  
Carlo Faravelli, Carolina Lo Sauro, Lucia Godini, Lorenzo Lelli, Laura Benni, Francesco Pietrini, Lisa Lazzeretti, Gabriela Alina Talamba, Giulia Fioravanti, Valdo Ricca 
World J Psychiatr 2(1):13-25. Published online Feb 22, 2012. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v2.i1.13
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
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
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
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
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
Influencing factors, prediction and prevention of depression in college students: A literature review  
Xin-Qiao Liu, Yu-Xin Guo, Wen-Jie Zhang, Wen-Juan Gao 
World J Psychiatry 12(7):860-873. Published online Jul 19, 2022. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v12.i7.860
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Relation of binge eating disorder with impulsiveness in obese individuals  
Cenk Ural, Hasan Belli, Mahir Akbudak, Ali Solmaz, Zuhal Dogan Bektas, Fatih Celebi 
World J Psychiatr 7(2):114-120. Published online Jun 22, 2017. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v7.i2.114
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
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
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
Comorbidity of bipolar and anxiety disorders: An overview of trends in research  
Mamidipalli Sai Spoorthy, Subho Chakrabarti, Sandeep Grover 
World J Psychiatr 9(1):7-29. Published online Jan 4, 2019. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v9.i1.7
Neuropsychiatric issues after stroke: Clinical significance and therapeutic implications  
Shuo Zhang, Michael Xu, Zhi-Jun Liu, Juan Feng, Yan Ma 
World J Psychiatr 10(6):125-138. Published online Jun 19, 2020. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v10.i6.125
Postpartum depression: A systematic review of the genetics involved  
Tiago Castro e Couto, Mayra Yara Martins Brancaglion, António Alvim-Soares, Lafaiete Moreira, Frederico Duarte Garcia, Rodrigo Nicolato, Regina Amélia Lopes P Aguiar, Henrique Vitor Leite, Humberto Corrêa 
World J Psychiatr 5(1):103-111. Published online Mar 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i1.103
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
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
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
Medical student depression and its correlates across three international medical schools  
Jessica A Gold, Xinran Hu, Gan Huang, Wan-Zhen Li, Yi-Fan Wu, Shan Gao, Zhe-Ning Liu, Mickey Trockel, Wan-Zhen Li, Yi-Fan Wu, Shan Gao, Zhe-Ning Liu, Robert M Rohrbaugh, Kirsten M Wilkins 
World J Psychiatr 9(4):65-77. Published online Jul 15, 2019. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v9.i4.65
Tattoos as a window to the psyche: How talking about skin art can inform psychiatric practice  
Hannah Roggenkamp, Andrew Nicholls, Joseph M Pierre 
World J Psychiatr 7(3):148-158. Published online Sep 22, 2017. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v7.i3.148
Dissociative disorder presenting as foreign accent syndrome  
Nikita Rajpal, Subho Chakrabarti 
World J Psychiatr 3(4):103-106. Published online Dec 22, 2013. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v3.i4.103
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
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
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
Artificial intelligence-assisted psychosis risk screening in adolescents: Practices and challenges  
Xiao-Jie Cao, Xin-Qiao Liu 
World J Psychiatry 12(10):1287-1297. Published online Oct 19, 2022. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v12.i10.1287
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
Impact of social isolation on behavioral health in elderly: Systematic review  
Hanbyul Choi, Michael R Irwin, Hyong Jin Cho 
World J Psychiatr 5(4):432-438. Published online Dec 22, 2015. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v5.i4.432
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
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
What’s in a name? Compliance, adherence and concordance in chronic psychiatric disorders  
Subho Chakrabarti 
World J Psychiatr 4(2):30-36. Published online Jun 22, 2014. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v4.i2.30