ADAA members receive a complimentary annual online subscription to Depression and Anxiety. Per the ISI Journal Citation Reports Rankings for 2016, the Depression and Anxiety impact factor is 4.971. The Journal ranks 19 of 142 in psychiatry journals;  8 of 77 in psychology journals;  7 of 121 for psychology clinical journals, and 15 of 139 for psychiatry social science journals. Google Scholar psychiatry journal ranking (spring 2017) ranked Depression and Anxiety #19 of 20.

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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. Meet the Journal Editorial Board.

Changing of the Guard at Depression and Anxiety. Commentary by Peter P. Roy-Byrne, MD and Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH

Interested in submitting an article? View our Journal Submissions Guidelines.

August 2017 Issue - Volume 34, Issue 8
Impact of Childhood Maltreatment and Traumatic Stress

Research articles in this issue include two contributions by ADAA members: John C. Markowitz (History of Sexual Trauma Moderates Psychotherapy Outcome for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder), and Gregory S. Chasson (Transdiagnostic Emotional Vulnerabilities Linking Obsessive-Compulsive and Depressive Symptoms in a Community-Based Sample of Adolescents).

Featured Articles:

Meta-analysis of interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in adult survivors of mass violence in low- and middle-income countries, Nexhmedin Morina P.h.D., Mina Malek, MS, Angela Nickerson, Ph.D.,  Richard A. Bryant, Ph.D

Associations of childhood bullying victimization with lifetime suicidal behaviors among new U.S. Army soldiers
Laura Campbell-Sills Ph.D., Ronald C. Kessler Ph.D., Robert J. Ursano M.D., Anthony J. Rosellini Ph.D., Tracie O. Afifi Ph.D., Lisa J. Colpe Ph.D., M.P.H., Steven G. Heeringa Ph.D., Matthew K. Nock Ph.D., Nancy A. Sampson B.A., Jitender Sareen M.D., Michael Schoenbaum Ph.D., Xiaoying Sun M.S., Sonia Jain Ph.D., Murray B. Stein M.D., M.P.H., the Army STARRS Collaborators

Predictors of PTSD 40 years after combat: Findings from the National Vietnam Veterans longitudinal study
Maria M. Steenkamp Ph.D., William E. Schlenger Ph.D., Nida Corry Ph.D., Clare Henn-Haase Psy.D., Meng Qian Ph.D., Meng Li M.A., Danny Horesh Ph.D., Karen-Inge Karstoft Ph.D., Christianna Williams Ph.D., Chia-Lin Ho Ph.D., Arieh Shalev M.D., Richard Kulka Ph.D., Charles Marmar M.D.

Journal Articles in the News

A Common Medication Given to New Moms Has Been Linked to Postpartum Depression published in GoodHousekeeping (February 10, 2017). Covers "Association of peripartum synthetic oxytocin administration and depressive and anxiety disorders within the first postpartum year" study by Aimee R. Kroll-Desrosiers MS, Benjamin C. Nephew PhD, Jessica A. Babb PhD, Yurima Guilarte-Walker MS, Tiffany A. Moore Simas MD, MPH, MEd, Kristina M. Deligiannidis MD.


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.