Top cited articles

We wanted to highlight our top cited research from 2020 – 2021 to draw attention to the high quality, cutting edge papers in the journal.


High levels of psychosocial distress among Australian frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional survey
Smallwood, Natasha; Karimi, Leila; Bismark, Marie; Putland, Mark; Johnson, Douglas; Dharmage, Shyamali Chandrika; Barson, Elizabeth; Atkin, Nicola; Long, Claire; Ng, Irene; Holland, Anne; Munro, Jane E.; Thevarajan, Irani; Moore, Cara; McGillion, Anthony; Sandford, Debra; Willis, Karen

NHS staff mental health status in the active phase of the COVID-19 era: a staff survey in a large London hospital
Ike, Ikenna David; Durand-Hill, Matthieu; Elmusharaf, Eiman; Asemota, Nicole; Silva, Elizabeth; White, Elliott; Awad, Wael, I

Urban-rural disparities in mild cognitive impairment and its functional subtypes among community-dwelling older residents in central China
Liu, Dan; Li, Lin; An, Lina; Cheng, Guirong; Chen, Cong; Zou, Mingjun; Zhang, Bo; Gan, Xuguang; Xu, Lang; Ou, Yangming; Wu, Qingming; Wang, Ru; Zeng, Yan


Towards a precision psychiatry approach to anxiety disorders with ecological momentary assessment: the example of panic disorder
Robinaugh, Donald J.; Brown, Mackenzie L.; Losiewicz, Olivia M.; Jones, Payton J.; Marques, Luana; Baker, Amanda W.

Amplitude of low-frequency fluctuations on Alzheimer’s disease with depression: evidence from resting-state fMRI
Mu, Yuzhu; Li, Yumei; Zhang, Qi; Ding, Zhongxiang; Wang, Mei; Luo, Xingguang; Guo, Xiaoyun; Xu, Maosheng

Collaborative risk assessment in secure and forensic mental health settings in the UK
Markham, Sarah

Overview of mental health issues of COVID-19: need of the hour
Malathesh, Barikar Chandrappa; Chatterjee, Seshadri Sekhar; Das, Soumitra

Patient satisfaction and associated factors among psychiatry outpatients of St Paulo’s Hospital, Ethiopia
Goben, Kebebew Wogi; Abegaz, Endalamaw Salelew; Abdi, Samuel Tolesa

Coping strategies used by families in Indonesia when caring for patients with mental disorders post-pasung, based on a case study approach
Yunita, Fildzah Cindra; Yusuf, Ah; Nihayati, Hanik Endang; Hilfida, Nurullia Hanum

Could ketamine be the answer to treating treatment-resistant major depressive disorder?
Ramadan, Abdullah Mohammed; Mansour, Islam Ahmed

Delaying clozapine: how long is too long?
Varghese, Tom; Jyothi, K. S.; Shaji, K. S.; Rita Venugopal, Lekshmi

Oral mucositis induced by risperidone: rare side effect of a frequently prescribed medication
Aguglia, Andrea; Amerio, Andrea; Proietti, Luca; Costanza, Alessandra; Serafini, Gianluca; Amore, Mario

Machine learning algorithms for suicide risk: a premature arms race?
Lennon, Jack C.

A nationwide survey of psychological distress among Chinese people in the COVID-19 epidemic: implications and policy recommendations
Qiu, Jianyin; Shen, Bin; Zhao, Min; Wang, Zhen; Xie, Bin; Xu, Yifeng

Psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare workers: a cross-sectional study in China
Que, Jianyu; Shi, Le; Deng, Jiahui; Liu, Jiajia; Zhang, Li; Wu, Suying; Gong, Yimiao; Huang, Weizhen; Yuan, Kai; Yan, Wei; Sun, Yankun; Ran, Maosheng; Bao, Yanping; Lu, Lin

Anxiety, depression and sleep problems: a second wave of COVID-19
Peretti-Watel, Patrick; Alleaume, Caroline; Leger, Damien; Beck, Francois; Verger, Pierre

Clozapine is strongly associated with the risk of pneumonia and inflammation
de Leon, Jose; Ruan, Can-Jun; Verdoux, Helene; Wang, Chuanyue

Quarantine, distress and interpersonal relationships during COVID-19
Goodwin, Robin; Hou, Wai Kai; Sun, Shaojing; Ben-Ezra, Menachem

Psychological distress during the COVID-19 pandemic in France: a national assessment of at-risk populations
Chaix, Benjamin; Delamon, Guillaume; Guillemasse, Arthur; Brouard, Benoit; Bibault, Jean-Emmanuel

Mental healthcare for psychiatric inpatients during the COVID-19 epidemic
Li, Shen; Zhang, Yong