Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
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Editorial Note - (2020)

Editorial Note: Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Pramod A*
*Correspondence: Pramod A, Department of Pharmacology, Vaagdevi College of Pharmacy, Warangal, Telangana, India, Kakatiya University, India, Email:

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Editorial Note

Journal of Depression and Anxiety [2167-1044] is running successfully since 2011. It is our pleasure to announce that journal published Volume 9 with 6 quality regular issues and a special issue Life style changes and depression in the year 2020. Journal of Depression and Anxiety [JDA] during this year also brought out special issues Mental health and depression during COVID-19, The Mechanisms of Neurophysiology for Depression and Depression & Anxiety Genetics. All published articles of this journal are included in the indexing and abstracting coverage of Index Copernicus, Google Scholar, Global Impact Factor (GIF), CiteFactor, Electronic Journals Library, RefSeek, Hamdard University, EBSCO A-Z, Studies receiving funding from a funding organization that is included on the list of PMC and Research Funder Policies or authors having NIH grant were submitted to PubMed. During the calendar year 2020, JDA received a total of 37 papers, out of which 27 articles (72%) were rejected in the preliminary screening due to plagiarism or being out of the format and peer review process. During 2020 around 20 articles were subjected for publication after they are accepted in the peer review process. In the 6 issues of Volume 9 published during the year 2020, a total of 27 articles were published (at an average of 5 articles per issue) of which, articles were published from authors all around the world including original research, review and case reports in the volume 9 focusing on critical topics related to Depression and Anxiety. Current volume covered different key topics includes Covid-19 pandemic, Depression, Anxiety, Psychological effects, Suicidal thoughts Post-traumatic stress disorder, Effect of depression on global students, Social anxiety, Phobia and panic disorders. Average publication lag time of an article was further reduced to 2-3 weeks. Upcoming volume 9 in 2020 journal would like to focus more on critical topics of depression like suicide, phobia, psychosis, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression due to other chronic disease, mental health and coronavirus, COVID-19. As the global suicidal rate is increased mainly due to depression, depression and anxiety are key factors for many mental issues. We invite scholars, academicians, researchers and industry experts around the global to contribute their scholarly literature findings, review studies or paper, white paper, case studies and research articles on depressive and anxiety symptoms. Association with Longdom group has increased Readership Metrics (By Google Analytics) of Journal of Depression and Anxiety which can be accessed at Google Analytics Metrics for the Journal of Depression and Anxiety We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the exertion and skill that you add to reviewing, without which it is difficult to keep up the high standards of peer-reviewed journals.


Jinghong Chen, Professor, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Psychotic Disorders, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Medicine, P.R. China


Dr. Ravi Paul, Head of the Department, Department of Psychiatry, University of Zambia, Zambia.

Dr. Jolly Masih, Assistant Professor, Epidemological research Erasmus MC University, Netherlands.


Dr. Dorotea Muck-Seler, Laboratory for Molecular Neuropsychiatry, Division of Molecular Medicine, RuÄ?er BoškoviÄ? Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Dr. Tharkika Nagendran, UNC Neuroscience Center, UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, USA

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Pramod A*
1Department of Pharmacology, Vaagdevi College of Pharmacy, Warangal, Telangana, India, Kakatiya University, India

Citation: Pramod A (2020) Editorial Highlights: Journal of Depression and Anxiety. J Dep Anxiety 9:383.

Received: 02-Dec-2020 Accepted: 17-Dec-2020 Published: 24-Dec-2020 , DOI: 10.35248/2167-1044.20.s3.383

Copyright: 2020 Pramod A. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.