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Aims and scope of journal

Neuropsychopharmacology is an international scientific journal and the official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP). This journal focuses upon clinical and basic science contributions that advance our understanding of the brain and behaviour, especially as related to the molecular, cellular, physiological and psychological properties of agents acting within the central nervous system and the identification of the new molecular targets for the development of the next generation of drugs. While original reports are preferred, mini-reviews and perspectives are invited by the editorial office. In view of the interdisciplinary nature of the field, particular emphasis is placed on:

  • studies that advance the biological bases of normal and pathological behavior
  • the nature, etiology and pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders
  • biologically relevant aspects of the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of these disorders
  • and the basic mechanisms by which psychopharmacological agents exert their effect

Impact factor

2016 Impact Factor 6.403*

Rank:
12/142 Psychiatry
21/258 Neurosciences
14/256 Pharmacology and Pharmacy

*2016 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)

Abstracted/indexed in

Thomson Reuters
Chemical Abstracts
OVID
Elsevier
MEDLINE
EBSCO
Global News Media
KESLI
INFOTRIEVE
PROQUEST
Portico

ISSN and eISSN

The international standard serial number (ISSN) for Neuropsychopharmacology is 0893-133X and the electronic international standard serial number (eISSN) is 1740-634X.

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