ADAA members receive a complimentary annual online subscription to Depression and Anxiety, 

Editor-in-Chief: Murray B. Stein MD, MPH
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Donald F. Klein - In Memoriam

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


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"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.

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

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

May 2020 Issue – Volume 38, Issue 5 
Focus on: Exploring Exposure Based and Other Treatments

Highlighted Articles:

Three steps to flatten the mental health need curve amid the COVID‐19 pandemic,Commentary - Luana Marques (ADAA President), Anna D. Bartuska,  Johan N. Cohen,  Soo Jeong Youn (ADAA member)

Investigation of optimal dose of early intervention to prevent posttraumatic stress disorder: A multiarm randomized trial of one and three sessions of modified prolonged exposure, Jessica L. Maples‐Keller (ADAA member), Loren M. Post (ADAA member),  Matthew Price, Jessica M. Goodnight, Mark S. Burton,  Carly W. Yasinski, Vasiliki Michopoulos (ADAA member), Jennifer S. Stevens (ADAA member),  Rebecca Hinrichs,  Alex O. Rothbaum,  Lauren Hudak,  Debra Houry, Tanja Jovanovic (ADAA board member),  Kerry Ressler (ADAA member), Barbara O. Rothbaum (ADAA member)

Improvement of sexual functioning during treatment of MDD with adjunctive pimavanserin: A secondary analysis, Marlene P. Freeman,   Maurizio Fava,  Bryan Dirks,   Manish K. Jha,  George I. Papakostas,  Richard C. Shelton,  Michael E. Thase (ADAA member),  Madhukar H. Trivedi (ADAA member),  Keith Liu,  Srdjan Stankovic

2020 Conference Research Poster Abstracts

ADAA is delighted to partner with Wiley – the publishers of ADAA’s on-line Depression and Anxiety Journal – to feature all accepted 2020 research posters on the Journal’s website. This is the first time that we have collaborated with our Journal publishers to highlight our conference research poster abstracts and we’re excited to be able to offer  this opportunity for poster presenters to share their research. 
Click here to view the 2020 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

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.