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JAMA Psychiatry [1] (until 2013: Archives of General Psychiatry) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published weekly online and monthly in print by the American Medical Association.[2] It publishes original articles of general interest to clinicians, scholars, and research scientists in psychiatry, mental health, behavioral sciences, and related fields. The journal seeks to inform and to educate its readers as well as to stimulate debate and further exploration into the nature, causes, treatment, and public health importance of mental illness. All clinical trials published in the journal are strictly classified according to ICMJE criteria, regardless of classification by a funding agency, and have to abide by the recommendations laid out by the ICMJE. JAMA Psychiatry is a member of the JAMA Network family of journals, which includes twelve journals, known collectively as The JAMA Network. [3]

JAMA Psychiatry  
DisciplinePsychiatry
LanguageEnglish
Edited byDost Öngür
Publication details
Former name(s)
Archives of General Psychiatry
Publication history
1959–present
Publisher
FrequencyMonthly
15.916
Standard abbreviations
JAMA Psychiatry
Indexing
ISSN2168-622X (print)
1538-3636 (web)
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HistoryEdit

The Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry began publication in 1919 and, in 1959, became 2 separate journals: Archives of Neurology and Archives of General Psychiatry. In 2013, their names changed to JAMA Neurology and JAMA Psychiatry, respectively.

MissionEdit

JAMA Psychiatry strives to publish original, state-of-the-art studies and commentaries of general interest to clinicians, scholars, and research scientists in psychiatry, mental health, behavioral science, and allied fields. The journal seeks to inform and to educate its readers as well as to stimulate debate and further exploration into the nature, causes, treatment, and public health importance of mental illness. For more information on the types of articles published and editorial policies, see the journal's Instructions for Authors.

Journal Frequency and AccessEdit

JAMA Psychiatry is published online weekly, every Wednesday, and 12 print/online issues per year. The journal website receives more than 4.7 million article views and downloads annually. All research articles are free open access 12 months after publication on the website, or free on the day of publication on the html app JAMA Network Reader. [4] In addition, the online version is freely available or nearly so to institutions in developing countries through the World Health Organization's HINARI program. The journal also produces monthly author interview podcasts which can be accessed freely via the JAMA Psychiatry Author Interviews website or any major podcast service.

Editorial InformationEdit

The journal's acceptance rate is 13% of the 1500+ manuscripts received annually. The median time to first editorial decision is 1 day, and 31 days with review. The median time from submission to acceptance (with time for author revision) is approximately 2 months and from acceptance to publication is 10 weeks. All major articles are published online first. The editor-in-chief is Dost Öngür (Harvard University, McLean Hospital). Further information about the editorial board and Instructions for Authors can be found on the JAMA Psychiatry website. [5] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2018 impact factor of 15.916, ranking it 3rd out of 146 journals in the category "Psychiatry".[6] The ISSN for the print edition is 2168-622X and for the online edition is 2168-6238.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AMA (2018). "JAMA Psychiatry". American Medical Association. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "For Authors | JAMA Psychiatry | JAMA Network". jamanetwork.com. Retrieved 2019-09-12.
  3. ^ AMA (2018). "JAMA Network". AMA. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  4. ^ AMA (2018). "JAMA Network Reader". American Medical Association. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  5. ^ AMA-JAMA Psychiatry (2018). "JAMA Psychiatry Instruction for Authors". American Medical Association. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  6. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychiatry". 2018 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2019.

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