Depression and Anxiety Journal

ADAA members receive a complimentary annual subscription to ADAA's online journal Depression and Anxiety

Editor-in-Chief: Murray B. Stein MD, MPH
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About the Journal

Depression and Anxiety, the official online journal of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, welcomes original research and synthetic review articles covering neurobiology (genetics and neuroimaging), epidemiology, experimental psychopathology, and treatment (psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic) aspects of mood and anxiety disorders, and related phenomena in humans.

A priority is placed on papers focusing on treatment, as well as those providing cutting-edge reviews of key areas and issues, in order to enhance the clinical evaluation and care of individuals struggling with the effects of these disorders. All submissions are peer-reviewed; there is no handling or publishing fee.

Submitting an Article in Depression & Anxiety

April 2022 - Journal News -  Depression & Anxiety Accepting Editor-in-Chief Applications

ADAA and the ADAA Board of Directors would like to thank Dr. Murray Stein for his extraordinary leadership as Editor of Chief of the Depression and Anxiety Journal. He has assembled a strong team of Deputy Editors and an Editorial Board that has ensured that the quality and diversity of papers that has been published by the Journal has grown exponentially. Under his leadership the Impact Factor has also grown, making the Depression and Anxiety Journal a key disseminator of peer reviewed scientific research in the fields of anxiety, depression, and related disorders.

Dr. Stein is now stepping down and the Journal is seeking a new Editor in Chief.

Depression & Anxiety, ADAA’s professional journal, is accepting applications for the Editor-in-Chief position. The successful candidate will be recognized internationally for their achievements in the field of anxiety, depression, and co-occurring disorders and have an excellent track record of publications and presentations at conferences. The ideal candidate will also have an extensive international network of contacts, so that the profile of the Journal can continue to be developed. Candidates should be skilled in diplomacy, networking, and written and verbal communication.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a short assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of Depression & Anxiety and your vision for how you would like to see it develop in the future. Please send all application materials by May 10th, 2022 to: Christina Tuballes, Journal Publishing Manager, at [email protected] and Susan Gurley, Executive Director, Anxiety and Depression Association of America – [email protected]. The Editor-in-Chief position begins July 1, 2022.

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ADAA Depression and Anxiety Journal 2020 Impact Factor Released - July 21, 2021

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Per the ISI Journal Citation Reports Rankings for 2020, the Depression and Anxiety impact factor is 6.5. The journal ranks 22 of 156 in psychiatry journals; 8 of 77 in psychology journals; 10 of 131 for psychology clinical journals, and 15 of 143 for psychiatry social science journals.

"We are pleased to announce that the 2020 Impact Factor (IF) for Depression and Anxiety has risen to 6.5. This reflects the increasing scientific interest in the work being published in the journal, which highlights the public health importance of depressive and anxiety disorders and new advances in their understanding and treatment."  - Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief

Publishing in Depression & Anxiety

1. Reach a Targeted Audience of Dedicated Professionals. ADAA's Depression & Anxiety ’s readership consists of healthcare providers concerned with the etiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, nosology, symptomatology, and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders (including bipolar disorders, major depression, and dysthymia).
2. Secure Rapid Online Publication through EarlyView® . Your article will be posted online as soon as it is ready, before the release of the compiled print issue.
3. Access a State-of-the-Art Submission System. ADAA's Depression & Anxiety offers online manuscript submission and peer-review via Manuscript Central™ , a user-friendly system making manuscript submission and tracking quick, easy, and safe.
4. Attain High Visibility. ADAA's Depression & Anxiety is available online through Wiley Online Library® , Wiley’s Internet publishing platform. Wiley Online Library® has more than 29 million user sessions per year.

Submitting an Article in Depression & Anxiety

2021 Issue – Volume 39, Issue 4 - APRIL 2022


Highlighted Articles:

Treatment of anger problems in previously deployed post-911 veterans: A randomized controlled trial
M. Tracie Shea, Robert L. Stout, Madhavi K. Reddy, Elizabeth Sevin, Candice Presseau, Jennifer Lambert, Amy Cameron

Neural processes during response inhibition in complex posttraumatic stress disorder
Richard A. Bryant, Jenny Tran, Thomas Williamson, Mayuresh S. Korgaonkar

Atomoxetine in comorbid ADHD/PTSD: A randomized, placebo controlled, pilot and feasibility study
Zhewu Wang, Zachary D. Zuschlag, Ursula S. Myers, Mark Hamner

Depression and Anxiety, the official journal of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, is available online at no charge to ADAA members. All submissions are peer-reviewed; there is no handling or publishing fee.

Interested in submitting an article? View the Depression and Anxiety Submissions Guidelines.

Click here to view the 2021 ADAA Conference Research Poster page. You can download a PDF of all accepted ADAA research poster abstracts. By using the Control+F keys (on MAC keyboards) or they Alt+F keys (on PC keyboards) you can search the PDF by keyword to locate a specific abstract listing. 

In  Memorial - Donald F. Klein, MD, DSc

Co-written by ADAA member and Depression and Anxiety Journal Editor-in-Chief Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH, and ADAA member Daniel S. Pine, Depression and Anxiety Journal Editorial Board Member, ADAA member

Depression and Anxiety Journal in the News

Please note: Three open-access journals, the Journal of Depression & Anxiety (OMICS); Anxiety and Depression Research (Herbert Publications); and Annals of Depression and Anxiety (Austin Publishing) are not affiliated with ADAA. These publishers require payment of a handling or submissions fee from authors; find information about these fees on their websites. These publications are not related to Depression and Anxiety, the official ADAA journal.