ADAA members receive a complimentary annual online subscription to Depression and Anxiety, ADAA's online journal.

Current Issue - Highlighted Articles

Donald F. Klein - In Memoriam

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


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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.

February 2020 Issue – Volume 37, Issue 2
Focus on: Behavorial, Sociocultural and Genetic Aspects of Depression and its Treatment

Highlighted Articles:

Physical activity offsets genetic risk for incident depression assessed via electronic health records in a biobank cohort study
Karmel W. Choi (ADAA member), Amanda B. Zheutlin, Rebecca A. Karlson, Min‐Jung Wang, Erin C. Dunn (ADAA member,  Murray B. Stein (ADAA member), Elizabeth W. Karlson,  Jordan W. Smoller (ADAA member)

Interpersonal life stress, inflammation, and depression in adolescence: Testing Social Signal Transduction Theory of Depression
George M. Slavich,  Matteo Giletta,  Sarah W. Helms,  Paul D. Hastings,  Karen D. Rudolph,  Matthew K. Nock, Mitchell J. Prinstein

Defining treatment‐resistant depression
Bradley N. Gaynes, Linda Lux,  Gerald Gartlehner,  Gary Asher,  Valerie Forman‐Hoffman,  Josh Green,  Erin Boland,  Rachel P. Weber,  Charli Randolph,  Carla Bann,  Emmanuel Coker‐Schwimmer,  Meera Viswanathan,  Kathleen N. Lohr 

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.