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World J Psychiatry. Aug 19, 2023; 13(8): 593-606
Published online Aug 19, 2023. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v13.i8.593
Table 1 Top 10 countries ranked by article output on dialysis and depression from 1970 to 2022
No. of documents
5United Kingdom425.25
8South Korea374.63
Table 2 Top 10 institutions with the highest frequency of article publications on dialysis and depression worldwide, ranked by productivity
No. of documents
1Leids Universitair Medisch CentrumNetherlands182.25
2Onze Lieve Vrouwe GasthuisNetherlands141.75
3VA Medical CenterUSA131.63
3University of HertfordshireUK131.63
5Amsterdam UMCNetherlands121.50
5The Lister HospitalUK121.50
5The University of JordanJordan121.50
8University of TorontoCanada111.38
9The George Washington UniversityUSA101.25
9King’s College LondonUK101.25
9Başkent ÜniversitesiTurkey101.25
Table 3 The top ten funding agencies that have the most publications in research related to dialysis and depression from 1970 to 2022
Funding agencies
No. of publication
1National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney DiseasesUSA263.25
2National Institutes of HealthUSA151.88
3 Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceJapan111.38
4 National Center for Advancing Translational SciencesUSA91.13
5 National Heart, Lung, and Blood InstituteUSA81.00
5 National Natural Science Foundation of ChinaChina81.00
5 NierstichtingNetherlands81.00
8 National Institute for Health ResearchUK70.88
9 Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e TecnológicoBrazil50.63
9 National Institute of Mental HealthUSA50.63
9 US Department of Veterans AffairsUSA50.63
Table 4 The top 10 journals in research related to dialysis and depression
Journal/source title
No. of documents
1 International Urology and Nephrology243.02.266
2 Renal Failure202.503.222
3Kidney International162.018.988
4 Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology151.8810.614
4 General Hospital Psychiatry151.887.587
4 Journal of Psychosomatic Research151.884.62
4 Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation151.887.186
8 American Journal of Kidney Diseases141.7511.072
9 Hemodialysis International131.631.543
10 BMC Nephrology111.382.585
10 Clinical Nephrology111.381.243
Table 5 The ten most cited publications in research related to dialysis and depression from 1970 to 2022
Source title
Cited by
Impact Index Per Article1
1Kimmel et al[63], 2000Multiple measurements of depression predict mortality in a longitudinal study of chronic hemodialysis outpatientsKidney International44615.7
2Lopes et al[66], 2002Depression as a predictor of mortality and hospitalization among hemodialysis patients in the United States and EuropeKidney International43416.6
3Watnick et al[67], 2003The prevalence and treatment of depression among patients starting dialysisAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases25811.1
4Hedayati et al[61], 2006The predictive value of self-report scales compared with physician diagnosis of depression in hemodialysis patientsKidney International24312.1
5Kimmel et al[64], 1993Survival in hemodialysis patients: The role of depressionJournal of the American Society of Nephrology2356.7
5Lopes et al[65], 2004Screening for depression in hemodialysis patients: associations with diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes in the DOPPS.Kidney international23310.3
7Watnick et al[68], 2005Validation of 2 depression screening tools in dialysis patientsAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases23111.3
8Craven et al[59], 1988The Beck Depression Inventory as a screening device for major depression in renal dialysis patients.International journal of psychiatry in medicine2204.9
9Kimmel and Peterson[62], 2005Depression in end-stage renal disease patients treated with hemodialysis: Tools, correlates, outcomes, and needsSeminars in Dialysis20910.8
10Finkelstein and Finkelstein[60], 2000Depression in chronic dialysis patients: Assessment and treatmentNephrology Dialysis Transplantation2066.6