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  • Translational Psychiatry is an online, open access journal.
  • Millions of users of nature.com can now sign up for an e-mail copy of the table of contents for the Translational Psychiatry issue in which your article is published
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Submitting an article

To read about how to prepare your article, please click on Instructions for Authors. If you are ready to submit an article please click on Online Submission.

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Benefits of publishing with NPG

Translational Psychiatry is published by Nature Publishing Group (NPG), a dynamic, innovative, creative company, committed to publishing high quality, independently peer-reviewed research and review material. NPG uses pioneering technologies, innovative formats and world class production to provide premium information for scientific researchers in the public and private sectors, government agencies and educators.

A key strength of NPG is its close relationship with the scientific community. Working closely with scientists, listening to what they say, and always placing emphasis on quality rather than quantity, has made NPG the leading scientific publisher at finding innovative solutions to scientists' information needs.

Publishing with Translational Psychiatry and NPG provides an author with a wide range of benefits:

Open access

As an open access journal, Translational Psychiatry content is freely available to all researchers worldwide ensuring maximum dissemination. Content is published online on a weekly basis to provide timely communication to the community and keep publication times to a minimum.

Authors of accepted manuscripts are charged an article-processing fee dependent upon article type and licence chosen. Please see the journal's Instructions to Authors for full price listing.

Creative Commons License

Translational Psychiatry articles are published under a CC BY license (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License). This license is preferred by many funding bodies and allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials. The CC BY-NC-ND and CC BY-NC-SA licenses are available on request: please see the journal's Open Access page for more information.

Online submission - reducing publication times

Translational Psychiatry has adopted NPG's online submission system, which allows authors to submit papers via the Web. This system speeds up the submission and refereeing process, and allows you to view the status of your paper online.
Please visit http://mts-tp.nature.com/.

Quality

Authors who choose to publish in any NPG journal can be assured the journal's publishing, editorial, and production staff are committed to maintaining the highest quality and standards.

Regular free e-mail alerts

Content published in Translational Psychiatry has the potential to reach scientists around the world who have signed up for NPG's free Table of Contents e-alerts, ensuring additional exposure to authors. These e-alerts allow recipients to click through to the full article.

Focused subject areas on nature.com

From immunology to physics, genetics to materials, subject-specific areas provide a focused environment for readers, providing a monthly updated focus for a particular field. So readers of all NPG's journals, including Molecular Psychiatry, The Pharmacogenomics Journal, Nature, Nature Neuroscience and Neuropsychopharmacology will be able to also easily keep up-to-date with the latest research being published in Translational Psychiatry.

Abstracting and indexing

Extensive reference linking via services such as CrossRef and DOI numbers provide seamless online linking between articles and databases.

Media coverage

The Nature press office provides information about exceptionally interesting papers published throughout NPG. More than 2,000 journalists and media organizations worldwide subscribe to the press service, ensuring that papers receive maximum exposure in the world's most important media channels including newspapers, magazines, radio and television.

Extend the reach of your paper

We encourage you to take some immediate and simple steps that can help extend the reach and impact of your paper. Learn how you can disseminate your research to your inner circles through the use of social media and online communities by visiting our Author Tips page.

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