Editor-in-Chief: Murray B. Stein MD, MPH
Meet the Journal Editorial Board
Per the ISI Journal Citation Reports Rankings for 2018, the Depression and Anxiety impact factor is 4.935. The journal ranks 21 of 146 in psychiatry journals; 8 of 77 in psychology journals;8 of 130 for psychology clinical journals, and 15 of 142 for psychiatry social science journals. Google Scholar psychiatry journal rankis Depression and Anxiety #20 of 20.
"Our journal's increased impact factor reflects our commitment to publish the best clinical and translational science we can attract. As the scope and quality of research into the etiology and treatment of depression and anxiety continues to increase, we expect Depression and Anxiety to reflect those advances." - 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
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.
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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
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July 2019 Issue – Volume 36, Issue 7
Focus on: The Impact of Trauma on Mental Health: PTSD and Beyond
Association between early‐life trauma and obsessive compulsive symptoms in community youth
Ran Barzilay, Ariana Patrick, Monica E. Calkins, Tyler M. Moore, Ruben C. Gur, Raquel E. Gur
Association between posttraumatic stress disorder severity and amygdala habituation to fearful stimuli
Ye Ji Kim, Sanne J.H. van Rooi, Timothy D. Ely, Negar Fani (ADAA Member), Kerry J. Ressler (ADAA Member), Tanja Jovanovic (ADAA Board Member), Jennifer S. Stevens (ADAA Member)
Not just in Philadelphia – But across the globe
James F. Leckman, Joanna Rubinstein
Depression and Anxiety Journal in the News
- Is There a Link Between Dark Chocolate and Depression?
- Social Anxiety Disorder Predicts Alcohol Use Disorder
- Distinguishing Between OCD and GAD in Children
- Major Depression Linked to Self-Esteem, Depression Severity, Hopelessness
- Cognitive Ability May Help Differentiate OCD From Generalized Anxiety in Children
- Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, and OCD Linked to Inflammatory Dysregulation, Study Finds
- 1 in 5 College Students So Stressed They Consider Suicide
- Maternal Depression May Alter Stress and Immune Markers in Children
- Center for Research on MTH News Highlights
- Antidepressants Less Effective in Mild Anxiety, Panic Disorder
- Antidepressants Equally Effective Across Severity Levels of Social Anxiety, OCD, PTSD
- A Common Medication Given to New Moms Has Been Linked to Postpartum Depression
- Changing of the Guard at Depression and Anxiety. Commentary by Peter P. Roy-Byrne, MD and Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH
- Agoraphobia: An Evolving Understanding of Definitions and Treatment
- New Research Suggests Genetic Testing May Help Improve Costs Associated With Mental Health Treatment
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.