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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Application of induced pluripotent stem cells to understand neurobiological basis of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
Yao-Nan Liu, Si-Yao Lu, et al.
Volume 71 Issue 9 - September 2017

Rodent models of genetic and chromosomal variations in psychiatric disorders
Jun Nomura, Geetha Kannan, et al.
Volume 71 Issue 8 - August 2017

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



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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”

Now Extended! Submission deadline :30th Sept 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


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Cognitive component of psychomotor retardation in unipolar and bipolar depression: Is verbal fluency a relevant marker? Impact of repetitive transcranial stimulation
Nozomi Ishisaka, Satomi Shimano, et al.
Volume 71 Issue 9 - September 2017

Enrichment of deleterious variants of mitochondrial DNA polymerase gene (POLG1) in bipolar disorder
Takaoki Kasahara, Mizuho Ishiwata, et al.
Volume 71 Issue 8 - August 2017

Cross-sectional and longitudinal epidemiological studies of Internet gaming disorder: A systematic review of the literature
Satoko Mihara and Susumu Higuchi
Volume 71 Issue 7 - July 2017

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