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Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

The International Journal for Research in Social and Genetic Epidemiology and Mental Health Services

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Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology is a scholarly journal dedicated to diverse aspects of psychiatric disorders' epidemiology and particularly social, biological, and genetic dimensions.

  • Focuses on the effects of social conditions on behavior and the relationship between psychiatric disorders and the social environment.
  • Publishes specialized investigations in the fields of social psychology, sociology, anthropology, epidemiology, health service research, health economics, and public mental health.
  • Welcomes papers on cross-cultural and trans-cultural themes.
  • Does not publish case studies or small case series.
  • High author satisfaction with 90% indicating they would likely publish in the journal again.

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  • Ulrich Reininghaus,
  • Craig Morgan
Impact factor
4.4 (2022)
5 year impact factor
5.2 (2022)
Submission to first decision (median)
17 days
1,544,888 (2023)

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