International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research

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Edited By: Professor Dr Hans-Ulrich Wittchen

Impact Factor: 3.176

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 33/139 (Psychiatry (Social Science)); 51/142 (Psychiatry)

Online ISSN: 1557-0657

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This special issue addresses the challenges that mental health and mental disorders pose to the societal, health, and research policies in Europe, and how sound advice is needed on a potential strategy for mental health research investment. The ROAMER initiative (“Roadmap for Mental Health Research in Europe”) was launched to map the current state of the art, to identify gaps and to delineate advances needed in various areas and domains of mental health research in Europe.

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Journal News and Updates

Online-only Format
This journal is published in an online-only format. This brings with it the following benefits for our authors: Free colour figures; and more opportunities for articles in the online environment.

New Submission Process
The International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research has now adopted ScholarOne Manuscripts, for online manuscript submission and peer review. The new system brings with it a whole host of benefits including:

  • Quick and easy submission
  • Administration centralised and reduced
  • Significant decrease in peer review times

From now on all submissions to the journal must be submitted online at

For further details read the Author Guidelines