ADAA members receive a complimentary annual online subscription to Depression and Anxiety. With an impact factor of 5.004, this journal ranks 19 of 140 in psychiatry journals and 10 of 76 in psychology journals.

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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.  Meet the Journal Editorial Board.

June, 2017 Issue - Volume 34, Issue 6

President's Letter
Karen Lynn Cassiday, PhD


Technology and Mental Health, Patricia Arean, PhD, Pim Cuijpers, PhD


The experience sampling method as an mHealth tool to support self-monitoring, self-insight, and personalized health care in clinical practice Jim van Os PhD,Simone Verhagen MSc, Anne Marsman MSc, Frenk Peeters PhD, Maarten Bak PhD, Machteld Marcelis PhD, Marjan Drukker PhD, Ulrich Reininghaus PhD, Nele Jacobs PhD, Tineke Lataster PhD, Claudia Simons PhD, ESM-MERGE Investigators PhD, Richel Lousberg PhD, Sinan Gülöksüz PhD, Carsten Leue MSc, Peter C. Groot PhD, Wolfgang Viechtbauer PhD, Philippe Delespaul PhD

Relationship between the hippocampal shape abnormality and serum cortisol levels in first-episode and drug-naïve major depressive disorder patients
Rieko Watanabe, Shingo Kakeda, Keita Watanabe, Xiaodan Liu, Asuka Katsuki, Wakako Umeno-Nakano, Hikaru Hori, Osamu Abe, Reiji Yoshimura and Yukunori Korogi

Digital technology and clinical decision making in depression treatment: Current findings and future opportunities, Kevin A. Hallgren, Amy M. Bauer, David C. Atkins

Mobile assessment of heightened skin conductance in posttraumatic stress disorder, Rebecca Hinrichs M.S.,
Vasiliki Michopoulos Ph.D., Sterling Winters B.S., Alex O. Rothbaum M.A.,Barbara O. Rothbaum Ph.D., Kerry J. Ressler M.D., Ph.D., Tanja Jovanovic Ph.D.

Improving late life depression and cognitive control through the use of therapeutic video game technology: A proof-of-concept randomized trial, Joaquin A. Anguera, Faith M. Gunning,, Patricia A. Areán

Anxiety: There is an app for that. A systematic review of anxiety apps, Madalina Sucala PhD, Pim Cuijpers PhD, Frederick Muench PhD, Roxana Cardoș PhD, Radu Soflau PhD, Anca Dobrean PhD, Patriciu Achimas-Cadariu PhD,
Daniel David PhD

There is an app for that! The current state of mobile applications (apps) for DSM-5 obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety and mood disorders, Michael Van Ameringen MD, FRCPC, Jasmine Turna BSc, PhD(c), Zahra Khalesi BSc, Katrina Pullia BSc, Beth Patterson BScN, MSc

Ecological momentary interventions for depression and anxiety, Stephen M. Schueller Ph.D., Adrian Aguilera Ph.D.,
David C. Mohr Ph.D.

The feasibility, acceptability, and outcomes of PRIME-D: A novel mobile intervention treatment for depression, Danielle A. Schlosser, Timothy R. Campellone, Brandy Truong, Joaquin A. Anguera, Silvia Vergani, Sophia Vinogradov,
Patricia Arean

Internet-based guided self-help for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Randomized controlled trial, Catrin E. Lewis, Daniel Farewell, Vicky Groves,Neil J. Kitchiner, Neil P. Roberts,Tracey Vick, Jonathan I. Bisson

Journal Articles in the News

A Common Medication Given to New Moms Has Been Linked to Postpartum Depression published in GoodHousekeeping (February 10, 2017). Covers "Association of peripartum synthetic oxytocin administration and depressive and anxiety disorders within the first postpartum year" study by Aimee R. Kroll-Desrosiers MS, Benjamin C. Nephew PhD, Jessica A. Babb PhD, Yurima Guilarte-Walker MS, Tiffany A. Moore Simas MD, MPH, MEd, Kristina M. Deligiannidis MD.

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.