Open Journal of Depression
ISSN Online: 2169-9674
Google-based IF: 1.67  Citations h5-index & Ranking*

Aims & Scope

Open Journal of Depression is an international journal about depression. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for social scientists and academicians all over the world to promote scholarship on depression and depression-related topics.

All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:

· Animal Models of Depression

· Chronic Disease and Concomitant Depression Diagnoses

· Co-Morbidities of Obesity and Depression

· Complementary Medicine Treatment Techniques and Effect on Depression

· Depression in Adolescents

· Depression in Children

· Depression in Elderly

· Depression in Women

· Eating Disorder and Depression

· Ecological Model of Depression

· Expressive Therapies and Depression

· Impact of HIV/AIDS on Depression

· Impact of Pregnancy on Depression

· Impact of Rape on Depression

· Incarceration and Depression

· Personality Disorders and Depression

· Pharmaceutical or Pharmacological Therapies for Depression

· Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Depression

· Prevention of Depression

· Psychiatry

· Resiliency and Vulnerability Factors to Depression

· Role of Online Support Groups in Reduction of Depression

· Seasonal Depression

· Stress Management Strategies for Reduction of Depression

· Traumatic Illness and Depression

· Treatment of Depression

We are also interested in:
1) Short reports—2-5 page papers where an author can present either preliminary data or an idea with theoretical background, but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper;
2) Short communications—2-5 page papers;
3) Technical notes—2-5 page papers;
4) Letters to the Editor (the number of pages is not restricted);
5) Reviews or book reviews—comments and critiques (the number of pages is not restricted);
6) Advertisement – 1-2 page papers.
7) News Letters – 1-5 page papers.