The American Journal of Psychiatry
Official Journal of the American Psychiatric Association
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- An Impact Factor of 17.7 ranks AJP among the highest not just in psychiatry but ahead of 99% of the rest of the publishing world. (Clarivate Analytics, 2023)
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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 (AJP) is one of the most widely read psychiatric journals 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.
No other psychiatric journal reaches more psychiatrists with greater impact or immediacy than The American Journal of Psychiatry, the journal that the overwhelming majority of psychiatrists consider essential. 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.
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- Editorial Board
Ned H. Kalin, M.D.
- Deputy Editors
Elisabeth Binder, M.D., Ph.D.
Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D.
David A. Lewis, M.D.
Daniel S. Pine, M.D.
Carolyn Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.
Madhukar Trivedi, M.D.
- Associate Editors
Olusola Ajilore, M.D., Ph.D.
Huda Akil, Ph.D.
Melissa Arbuckle, M.D., Ph.D.
Eraka P.J. Bath, M.D.
Alan Brown, M.D., M.P.H.
Tyrone Cannon, Ph.D.
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.
Benjamin G. Druss, M.D., M.P.H.
Javier I. Escobar, M.D., M.Sc.
Julie L. Fudge, M.D.
Qiyong Gong, M.D., Ph.D.
Raquel E. Gur, M.D., Ph.D.
Helena Hansen, M.D., Ph.D.
David C. Henderson, M.D.
Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D.
Clinton D. Kilts, Ph.D.
Carlos Lopez Jaramillo, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Joan L. Luby, M.D.
John C. Markowitz, M.D.
Helen S. Mayberg, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.
Terrie E. Moffitt, Ph.D.
Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.
Roy Perlis, M.D.
Diego A. Pizzagalli, Ph.D.
Bryan L. Roth, M.D., Ph.D.
Alan F. Schatzberg, M.D.
Dikoma C. Shungu, Ph.D.
Anita Thapar, M.B.B.Ch., F.R.C.Psych., Ph.D., F.Med.Sci.
Mauricio Tohen, M.D., Dr.PH., M.B.A.
Giulio Tononi, M.D., Ph.D.
Nim Tottenham, Ph.D.
John T. Walkup, M.D.
- Editors Emeritus
Nancy C. Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert Freedman, M.D.
- Former Editors
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
About the Authors
Ned H. Kalin, M.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Kalin is among the most accomplished biological psychiatrists, working to understand the brain mechanisms underlying mental disorders. He is currently Hedberg Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Kalin also serves as the Director of the Health Emotions Research Institute and Director of the Lane Neuroimaging Laboratory, both at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, a Distinguished Fellow of the APA, and serves on the APA Council on Research. His special area of research interest is anxiety disorders, and he has led a robust research effort at the University of Wisconsin that encompasses molecular, preclinical, and human neuroimaging approaches focused on understanding molecular and neural circuit alterations that underlie the childhood risk for anxiety and depression.
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