Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences

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Edited By: Shigenobu Kanba and Tadafumi Kato

Impact Factor: 2.063

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 83/142 (Psychiatry); 116/194 (Clinical Neurology); 184/258 (Neurosciences)

Online ISSN: 1440-1819

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Associations between renaming schizophrenia and stigma-related outcomes: A systematic review
Sosei Yamaguchi, Masashi Mizuno, et al.
Volume 71 Issue 6 - June 2017

Optogenetics: Applications in psychiatric research
Fukutoshi Shirai and Akiko Hayashi-Takagi
Volume 71 Issue 6 - June 2017

Computational neuroscience approach to biomarkers and treatments for mental disorders
Noriaki Yahata, Kiyoto Kasai, et al.
Volume 71 Issue 4 - April 2017

Cultural influences on suicide in Japan
Roxanne Russell, Daniel Metraux, et al.
Volume 71 Issue 1 - January 2017



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Post-traumatic growth of children affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and their attitudes to memorial services and media coverage
Hirokazu Yoshida, Natsuko Kobayashi, et al.
Volume 70 Issue 5 - May 2016

Unusual developmental pattern of brain lateralization in young boys with autism spectrum disorder: Power analysis with child-sized magnetoencephalography
Hirotoshi Hiraishi et al.
Volume 69 Issue 3 - March 2015

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Call for papers: “Recent Advances in Psychiatric Epigenetics”

Submission deadline :20th July 2017

Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences is pleased to announce that the journal will be publishing a special themed issue on “Recent Advances in Psychiatric Epigenetics” in March 2018 (tentative).

Papers should be submitted online, with a cover letter indicating that you are submitting for this special issue. Find out more


Cognitive Impairment in Psychiatric Disorders (May 2017)

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Neurocognitive profile of euthymic Japanese patients with bipolar disorder
Nozomi Ishisaka, Satomi Shimano, et al.
Volume 71 Issue 6 - June 2017

Estimated cognitive decline in patients with schizophrenia: A multicenter study
Haruo Fujino, Chika Sumiyoshi, et al.
Volume 71 Issue 5 - May 2017

Simultaneous resting-state functional MRI and electroencephalography recordings of functional connectivity in patients with schizophrenia
Eiji Kirino, Shoji Tanaka, et al.
Volume 71 Issue 4 - April 2017

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