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

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

Per the ISI Journal Citation Reports Rankings for 2019, the Depression and Anxiety impact factor is 4.702. The journal ranks 25 of 155 in psychiatry journals; 8 of 77 in psychology journals;8 of 131 for psychology clinical journals, and 16 of 141 for psychiatry social science journals.


"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.

 2020 Issue – Volume 37, Issue 11 - November 2020
Focus on: Family, Homelessness, and Dietary Relationships to Mental Health

Highlighted Articles:

Associations of warzone veteran mental health with partner mental health and family functioning: Family Foundations Study
Molly R. Franz, Anica Pless Kaiser, Rebecca J. Phillips, Lewina O. Lee, Amy E. Lawrence, Casey T. Taft , Jennifer J. Vasterling

Supplementation‐induced increase in circulating omega‐3 serum levels is not associated with a reduction in depressive symptoms: Results from the MooDFOOD depression prevention trial
Carisha S. Thesing, Yuri Milaneschi, Mariska Bot, Ingeborg A. Brouwer, Matt Owens, Ulrich Hegerl, Margalida Gili, Miquel Roca, Elisabeth Kohls, Ed Watkins, Marjolein Visser, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx

Consumption of energy drinks is associated with depression, anxiety, and stress in young adult males: Evidence from a longitudinal cohort study
Simrat Kaur, Hayley Christian, Matthew N. Cooper, Jacinta Francis, Karina Allen, Gina Trapp

Click here to view the 2020 ADAA Conference Research Poster page. 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. 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.