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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, clinical and basic, 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, Clinical Research, Basic Study, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2024 Published Issues
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  • 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 Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics

The 2024 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2023 journal impact factor (JIF) for WJP as 3.9; JIF without journal self cites: 3.8; 5-year JIF: 3.7; JIF Rank: 58/276 in psychiatry; JIF Quartile: Q1; and 5-year JIF Quartile: Q2.

2220-3206 (online)
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Prospective Study
Zhi-Juan Lu, Jin-Xing Lai, Jing-Ru Huang, Shu-Hua Xie, Zhao-Hui Lai 
World J Psychiatry 14(7):1080-1086. Published online Jul 19, 2024. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v14.i7.1080
Randomized Clinical Trial
Basic Study
Letter to the Editor