Depression and Anxiety Journal

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

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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.

ADAA is delighted to announce that the Journal received a 8.128 Impact Factor from the 2021 Journal Citation Reports release. This is an increase from 6.505 in 2020. The journal ranks 21 of 155  in psychiatry journals; 10 of 79 in psychology journals;  9 of 130 for psychology clinical journals, and 15 of 142 for psychiatry social science journals.

Meet the Journal Editorial Board


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

2022 Issue – Volume 39, Issue 76 - July 2022

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Click here to view the 2022 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. 

June 2022 - Journal News -  Depression & Anxiety -  Thank You to Dr. Murray Stein

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 has stepped down as Editor-in-Chief as of June 30, 2022.

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.