The American Journal of Psychiatry
Official Journal of the American Psychiatric Association
Edited by Robert Freedman, M.D.4 of Journal Watch Psychiatry’s 10 “Top Stories of 2012”
appeared in The American Journal of Psychiatry. No other journal had multiple appearances.
The American Journal of Psychiatry’s latest Impact Factor is up to 14.721
according to the recently released 2012 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2013).
The American Journal of Psychiatry Named One of the Top 100 Most Influential
Journals in Biology and Medicine
over the last 100 Years by the Special Libraries Association.
Committed to keeping the field of psychiatry vibrant and relevant by publishing the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, The American Journal of Psychiatry
is the most widely read psychiatric journal in the world and is the journal that the overwhelming majority of psychiatrists considers essential. Published monthly, it is an indispensable journal for all psychiatrists and other mental health professionals who need to stay on the cutting edge of virtually every aspect of psychiatry.
The American Journal of Psychiatry’s latest Impact Factor is up to 14.721 according to the recently released 2012 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2013), placing it in the top 1% of all scientific, medical, and technical journals.
The American Journal of Psychiatry is again among the top journals in psychiatry in terms of immediacy according to Thomson Scientific’s Immediacy Index. This important performance metric is a good measure of how quickly a given journal’s articles are cited—AJP’s placement is a result of publishing articles that are relevant, covering current “hot” topics and cutting-edge research, and getting these findings to the field faster with AJP in Advance, the Journal’s online-ahead-of-print publication protocol.
The findings presented in AJP explore the full spectrum of issues related to mental health diagnoses and treatment, with editorials that place the most groundbreaking research into clinical context.
Of the 10 top psychiatry stories announced by the editors of Journal Watch Psychiatry for 2012, four appeared in The American Journal of Psychiatry. No other journal had multiple appearances.
While publishing research at the forefront of the field, The American Journal of Psychiatry contains in its back issues the foundation of psychiatry. A recent poll conducted by the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division of The Special Libraries Association identified the 100 most influential journals in all of Biology & Medicine over the last 100 years. The American Journal of Psychiatry was among those honored, the only psychiatry/psychology journal represented.
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In This Issue: November 2013
This issue of AJP includes recommendations for antidepressant use in bipolar disorder from an international task force, a report on brain activation in panic disorder patients who do and don’t respond to CBT, a discussion on lamotrigine dose changes for pregnant patients with bipolar disorder, three reports from B-SNIP (the Bipolar-Schizophrenia Network on Intermediate Phenotypes), and an overview of the DSM-5 diagnoses for eating disorders.
Robert Freedman, M.D., is Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science. He was recently confirmed for membership into the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, a nonprofit organization whose members are among the world's foremost authorities on neuroscientific research and clinical neurology topics.
Robert Freedman, M.D.
David A. Lewis, M.D.
Robert Michels, M.D.
Daniel S. Pine, M.D.
Susan K. Schultz, M.D.
Carol A. Tamminga, M.D.
Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D.
David A. Brent, M.D.
Linda Brzustowicz, M.D.
Cameron S. Carter, M.D.
Howard H. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Daniel C. Javitt, M.D.
Bankole Johnson, M.D.
Ellen Leibenluft, M.D.
Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D.
Barbara Milrod, M.D.
Maria A. Oquendo, M.D.
Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, M.D.
A. John Rush, M.D.
Larry J. Siever, M.D.
Patricia Suppes, M.D., Ph.D.
Myrna M. Weissman, Ph.D.
Nancy C. Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D.
Amariah Brigham, M.D., 1844�1849
T. Romeyn Beck, M.D., 1849�1854
John P. Gray, M.D., 1854�1886
G. Alder Blumer, M.D., 1886�1894
Richard Dewey, M.D., 1894�1897
Henry M. Hurd, M.D., 1897�1904
Edward N. Brush, M.D., 1904�1931
Clarence B. Farrar, M.D., 1931�1965
Francis J. Braceland, M.D., 1965�1978
John C. Nemiah, M.D., 1978�1993