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.


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.

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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.

We invite you to read and share the following articles from the most recent issue of the Journal: Volume 33 Issue 11 (November 2016) 


From the ADAA President
Karen Lynn Cassiday, PhD, ACT, President, ADAA

Research Article

Altered Topography of Intrinsic Functional Connectivity in Childhood Risk for Social Anxiety
Bradley C. Taber-Thomas PhD, Santiago Morales MS, Frank G. Hillary PhD, Koraly E. Pérez-Edgar PhD

Inflexible Cognition Predicts First Onset of Major Depressive Episodes in Adolescence
Jonathan P. Stange MA, Samantha L. Connolly MA, Taylor A. Burke MA, Jessica L. Hamilton MA, Elissa J. Hamlat MA, Lyn Y. Abramson PhD, Lauren B. Alloy PhD

Educational Attainment as a Protective Factor for Psychiatric Disorders: Findings from a Nationally Representative Longitudinal Study
Julie Erickson MA, Renée El-Gabalawy PhD, Daniel Palitsky MD, Scott Patten MD, Corey S. Mackenzie PhD, Murray B. Stein MD, MPH, Jitender Sareen MD

Mid-Pregnancy Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Levels in Association with Postpartum Depressive Symptoms
Stavros I. Iliadis PhD, Sara Sylvén PhD, Charlotte Hellgren PhD, Jocelien D. Olivier PhD, Dick Schijven, Erika Comasco PhD, George P. Chrousos PhD, Inger Sundström Poromaa PhD, Alkistis Skalkidou PhD

Parental Social Networks During Childhood and Offspring Depression in Early Adulthood: A Lifecourse Approach
Adelyn Allchin MPH, Maria Melchior ScD, Eric Fombonne MD, Pamela J. Surkan PhD, ScD

The following articles from Volume 33 Issue 10 (October 2016) have been posted on the journal website.

2015 ADAA Scientific Research Symposium

Psychobiology of the Intersection and Divergence of Depression and Anxiety
Diego A. Pizzagalli PhD

Kappa-Opioid Antagonists for Psychiatric Disorders: From Bench to Clinical Trials
William A. Carlezon Jr. PhD, Andrew D. Krystal MD, MS

The Role of BDNF in the Development of Fear Learning
Iva Dincheva PhD, Niccola B. Lynch, Francis S. Lee MD, PhD

Amygdala–Cortical Connectivity: Associations With Anxiety, Development, and Threat
Andrea L. Gold PhD, Tomer Shechner PhD, Madeline J. Farber BA, Carolyn N. Spiro BA, Ellen Leibenluft MD, Daniel S. Pine MD, Jennifer C. Britton PhD

Treatment for Anhedonia: A Neuroscience Driven Approach
Michelle G. Craske PhD, Alicia E. Meuret PhD, Thomas Ritz PhD, Michael Treanor PhD, Halina J. Dour MA

Treatment and Prevention of Depression and Anxiety in Youth: Test of Cross-Over Effects
Judy Garber PhD, Steven M. Brunwasser PhD, Argero A. Zerr PhD, Karen T.G. Schwartz BS, Karen Sova BS, V. Robin Weersing PhD