Aims and scope of journal
Molecular Psychiatry publishes work aimed at elucidating biological mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders and their treatment. The emphasis is on studies at the interface of pre-clinical and clinical research, including studies at the cellular, molecular, integrative, clinical, imaging and psychopharmacology levels. Learn more about the journal here.
Why publish with Molecular Psychiatry?
Ranked in the top 10 Psychiatry journals, we aim to elucidate the biological mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders and their treatment.
With an international reputation for high-impact research in Psychiatry and Neurosciences, our emphasis is on studies at the interface of pre-clinical and clinical research, including studies at the cellular, molecular, integrative, clinical, imaging, and psychopharmacology levels.
In addition to publishing original articles, we also feature news and commentary, reviews, and immediate communications.
Article metrics such as number of downloads, citations and online attention are available from each article page, and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.
The 2021 journal citation metrics for Molecular Psychiatry are as follows:
2-year Impact Factor* (2021): 13.437
5-year Impact Factor* (2021): 14.153
Immediacy index*: 5.004
Eigenfactor® score*: 0.04622
Article influence score*: 4.999
JCR Rank*: BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 11/298; PSYCHIATRY 6/156; NEUROSCIENCES 6/273
Journal Citation Score*: 3.21
22 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
3,859,499 Downloads (2021)
16,963 Altmetric mentions (2021)
*2020 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2021)
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ISSN and eISSN
The international standard serial number (ISSN) for Molecular Psychiatry is 1359-4184 and the electronic international standard serial number (eISSN) is 1476-5578.
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