American Journal of Psychiatry (AM J PSYCHIAT)

Publisher: American Psychiatric Association, American Psychiatric Publishing

Journal description

The American Journal of Psychiatry is the most widely read psychiatric journal in the world. Published monthly, it is indispensable for all psychiatrists and other mental health professionals who need to keep up-to-date with all aspects of psychiatry. Peer-reviewed articles focus on developments in biological psychiatry as well as on treatment innovations and forensic, ethical, economic, and social topics. Letters to the editor and book reviews also appear in each issue; official American Psychiatric Association reports appear from time to time. Of special interest are the overview and other special lead articles, which treat major psychiatric syndromes and issues in depth.

Current impact factor: 12.30

Impact Factor Rankings

2016 Impact Factor Available summer 2017
2014 / 2015 Impact Factor 12.295
2013 Impact Factor 13.559
2012 Impact Factor 14.721
2011 Impact Factor 12.539
2010 Impact Factor 12.759
2009 Impact Factor 12.522
2008 Impact Factor 10.545
2007 Impact Factor 9.127
2006 Impact Factor 8.25
2005 Impact Factor 8.286
2004 Impact Factor 7.614
2003 Impact Factor 7.157
2002 Impact Factor 6.458
2001 Impact Factor 6.913
2000 Impact Factor 6.577
1999 Impact Factor 6.341
1998 Impact Factor 5.939
1997 Impact Factor 6.501
1996 Impact Factor 6.069
1995 Impact Factor 5.12
1994 Impact Factor 4.57
1993 Impact Factor 4.954
1992 Impact Factor 4.824

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 14.64
Cited half-life >10.0
Immediacy index 3.37
Eigenfactor 0.05
Article influence 5.42
Website American Journal of Psychiatry website
Other titles The American journal of psychiatry
ISSN 0002-953X
OCLC 1480183
Material type Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Journal / Magazine / Newspaper, Internet Resource

Publisher details

American Psychiatric Publishing

  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author cannot archive a post-print version
  • Restrictions
    • 12 months embargo
    • Embargo period may be reduced, if required by funding agency
  • Conditions
    • Authors final version of accepted manuscript
    • Any open access repository
    • Non-commercial
    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • Publisher copyright and source including DOI must be acknowledged
    • Must link to publisher version on publisher's website at with the phrase: "The official published article is available online at ."
    • If mandated by a funding agency, the author's post-print may be deposited in institutional repository before 12 months
    • Publisher last reviewed on 21/05/2015
  • Classification

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