Author(s): Behnaz Bakhshinejad, Mahdiyeh Khazaneha, Mitra Mehrabani, Abdolreza Sabahi, Ali Sadatmoosavi, Oranus Tajedini, Omid Esmaeili, Mehrzad Mehrbani


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00047   

Address: Behnaz Bakhshinejad1,2, Mahdiyeh Khazaneha3, Mitra Mehrabani4, Abdolreza Sabahi5, Ali Sadatmoosavi6, Oranus Tajedini7, Omid Esmaeili8, Mehrzad Mehrbani9*
1Physiology Research Center, Institute of Neuropharmacology, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.
2Department of Traditional Medicine, Faculty of Persian Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.
3Department of Scientometrics, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.
4Herbal and Traditional Medicines Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.
5Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti Hospital, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.
6Department of Medical Library and Information Sciences, Faculty of Management and Medical Information Sciences, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.
7Department of Knowledge and Information science, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.
8School of Medic

Published In:   Volume - 17,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2024

This study aims to draw a science map, provide structural analysis, explore the evolution, and determine new trends in research articles published in the field of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The articles published from 1981 to 2021 were retrieved by searching the related keywords in multiple databases including PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science, according to their thematic coverage and scope. The papers were analyzed using R and SciMAT software. A total of 1820 articles were analyzed and 4191 keywords plus, and 3242 author keywords were reported in the journals. Moreover, 7482 authors contributed in conducting these studies, of which 111 articles were written by single authors, and the collaborative coefficient was 4.36. Neuropsychopharmacology, International Clinical Psychopharmacology, and Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology are the most significant journals publishing OCD articles. This study uncovered new insights into the evolution trend of the leading research stream on OCD over the past years. The findings of this study can contribute to developing the OCD Global Research Program and policymakers.

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Behnaz Bakhshinejad, Mahdiyeh Khazaneha, Mitra Mehrabani, Abdolreza Sabahi, Ali Sadatmoosavi, Oranus Tajedini, Omid Esmaeili, Mehrzad Mehrbani. Dynamic Tracking to Identify Topics and Thematic Evolution of Obsessive-compulsive disorder as an Emerging Topic. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2024; 17(1):303-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00047

Behnaz Bakhshinejad, Mahdiyeh Khazaneha, Mitra Mehrabani, Abdolreza Sabahi, Ali Sadatmoosavi, Oranus Tajedini, Omid Esmaeili, Mehrzad Mehrbani. Dynamic Tracking to Identify Topics and Thematic Evolution of Obsessive-compulsive disorder as an Emerging Topic. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2024; 17(1):303-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00047   Available on:

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