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Welcome to the World Journal of Psychiatry

World Journal of Psychiatry (WJPWorld J Psychiatry) 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 >> 

2022 Published Issues
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  • Panteleimon Giannakopoulos, MD, MSc, Chairman, Full Professor, (E-mail: Panteleimon.Giannakopoulos@unige.ch) Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, Geneva 1208, Switzerland
  • Rajesh R Tampi, MD, Chairman, Professor, (E-mail: rajesh.tampi@yale.edu) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, OH 44106, United States
  • Ting-Shao Zhu, PhD, Professor, (E-mail: tszhu@psych.ac.cn) Division of Social and Engineering Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
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, Reference Citation Analysis, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics

The 2022 Edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2021 impact factor (IF) for WJP as 3.500; IF without journal self cites: 3.313; 5-year IF: 7.380; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.62; Ranking: 89 among 155 journals in psychiatry; and Quartile category: Q3.

2220-3206 (online)
Estela Saez, Leire Erkoreka, Teresa Moreno-Calle, Belen Berjano, Ana Gonzalez-Pinto, Nieves Basterreche, Aurora Arrue 
World J Psychiatry 12(7):884-896. Published online Jul 19, 2022. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v12.i7.884
Case Control Study
Observational Study
Sophie Tietz, Jolana Wagner-Skacel, Hans-Ferdinand Angel, Michaela Ratzenhofer, Frederike T Fellendorf, Eva Fleischmann, Christof Körner, Eva Z Reininghaus, Rüdiger J Seitz, Nina Dalkner 
World J Psychiatry 12(7):929-943. Published online Jul 19, 2022. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v12.i7.929
Nina Behle, Felicia Kamp, Lisa Proebstl, Laura Hager, Marlies Riebschläger, Maik Schacht-Jablonowsky, Willem Hamdorf, Stefanie Neumann, Daniela Krause, Kirsi Manz, Andreas Guenter Franke, Gabriele Koller, Michael Soyka 
World J Psychiatry 12(7):944-957. Published online Jul 19, 2022. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v12.i7.944
Letter to the Editor