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

Journal News

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

"The continually competitive impact factor continues to reflect the journal's commitment to publishing scientifically solid papers that are most relevant to clinical practitioners, also reflecting a similar focus of the parent organization which seeks to inform and update clinical practice with the latest scientific developments." Peter Roy-Byrne, MD, Immediate Past 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.

    2021 Issue – Volume 38, Issue 11 - November 2021

    CLINICAL TRIALS IN DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY

    Highlighted Articles:

    Neurophysiological and clinical effects of the NMDA receptor antagonist lanicemine (BHV-5500) in PTSD: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

    Nithya Ramakrishnan, Marijn Lijffijt, Charles E. Green, Nicholas L. Balderston, Nicholas Murphy, Christian Grillon, Tabish Iqbal, Brittany Vo-Le, Brittany O'Brien, (ADAA member) James W. Murrough, Alan C. Swann (ADAA board member),Sanjay J. Mathew

    The effect of esketamine in patients with treatment-resistant depression with and without comorbid anxiety symptoms or disorder

    Ella J. Daly, Ibrahim Turkoz, Giacomo Salvadore, Maggie Fedgchin, (ADAA member) Dawn F. Ionescu, H. Lynn Starr, Stephane Borentain, ((ADAA member) Madhukar H. Trivedi ,(ADAA member) Michael E. Thase, Jaskaran B. Singh

    Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction and attachment-based compassion therapy for the treatment of depressive, anxious, and adjustment disorders in mental health settings: A randomized controlled trial

    Carlos Collado-Navarro,Master, Mayte Navarro-Gil, Adrián Pérez-Aranda, Yolanda López-del-Hoyo, Javier Garcia-Campayo, Jesus Montero-Marin


    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

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    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.