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


"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.

August 2020 Issue – Volume 37, Issue 8 
Focus on: COVID-19 and More

Highlighted Articles:

Serotonin system genes and hoarding with and without other obsessive–compulsive traits in a population‐based, pediatric sample: A genetic association study
Vanessa M. Sinopoli, Lauren Erdman ,Christie L. Burton, Laura S. Park, Annie Dupuis, Janet Shan, Tara Goodale, S‐M Shaheen, Jennifer Crosbie, Russell J. Schachar, Paul D. Arnold

Positive and negative valence systems in major depression have distinct clinical features, response to antidepressants, and relationships with immunomarkers
Gustavo C. Medeiros,  A. John Rush, Manish Jha, Thomas Carmody, Jennifer L. Furman, Andrew H. Czysz, Joseph M. Trombello, Crystal M. Cooper, Madhukar H. Trivedi (ADAA Member)

Long‐term trajectories of anxiety and depression in patients with stable coronary heart disease and risk of subsequent cardiovascular events
Raphael S. Peter, Michelle L. Meyer, Ute Mons, Ben Schöttker, Ferdinand Keller, Roman Schmucker, Wolfgang Koenig, Hermann Brenner Dietrich Rothenbacher

A health care workers mental health crisis line in the age of COVID‐19
Robert E. Feinstein, Sussann Kotara, Barbara Jones, Donna Shanor, Charles B. Nemeroff (ADAA President Elect and Chief Medical Officer)
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

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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.