Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

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Edited By: Edmund Sonuga-Barke

Impact Factor: 6.226

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 2/70 (Psychology Developmental); 6/77 (Psychology); 10/139 (Psychiatry (Social Science)); 14/142 (Psychiatry)

Online ISSN: 1469-7610

Associated Title(s): Child and Adolescent Mental Health


Why submit your article to The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

  • The leading, international journal covering both child and adolescent psychology and psychiatry

  • Provides an interdisciplinary perspective to the multidisciplinary field of child and adolescent mental health, though publication of high-quality empirical research, clinically-relevant studies and highly cited research reviews and practitioner review articles

  • Impact Factor 6.459 (2014); 5-Year Impact Factor 6.681 (2014) ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 2/68 (Psychology Developmental); 9/133 (Psychiatry (Social Science)); 13/140 (Psychiatry); 7/76 (Psychology)

  • Ranked in the Top 20 journals in psychiatry and psychology by citation impact over the last decade (Thomson Reuters, Essential Science Indicators)

  • Over 9,000 institutions with access to current content;

  • Massive international readership; nearly one million articles downloaded every year (40% North America, 30% Europe, 13% Asia-Pacific)

  • State of the art online submission site, simple and quick to use; dedicated journal Editorial Office for easy, personal contact through the peer review and editorial process; proof tracking tool for authors

  • Every manuscript is assigned to 1 of the 8 decision editors each specialising in a particular subject domain

  • Improved decision (+35% 2010 vs. 2009) and publications times (+45%) for manuscripts, with average time between acceptance and appearance in print of 183 days (239 days in 2009, +19%)

  • Articles appear on Early View before the print version is published – Click here to see the Early View articles currently available online; Epub entries on PubMed and widely indexed/abstracted, including MEDLINE, EMBASE and ISI Citation Indexes

  • Acceptance to Early View publication approx. 6 weeks; Acceptance to print publication approx. 5 months;

  • Authors receive free online access to their article once published as well as 25% discount on all Wiley Blackwell publications.

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The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) National Conferences
The Association raises awareness of developments within child and adolescent mental health through its medium of conferences, training events and meetings which target national as well as local needs.  
ACAMH hosts annual national day conferences, which highlight current topics, inform about best practice and evidence-based research and offer multi-disciplinary discussion forums.  The content of the conferences - academic as well as clinical - is designed to meet the needs both of the Association's members as well as those who are interested in these and linked issues.
Both day conferences are respected in the sector for the relevance of their themes, the high standard of the presentations and the quality of the speakers.  Recent topics have covered a wide spectrum, encompassing the popular topics such as autism and asperger's syndrome, dyslexia, depression, ADHD, cognitive behaviour therapy and attachment as well as the more specialist subject areas such as genetics or post traumatic stress disorder.
ACAMH's network of branches provides a framework of events which cater for the local audience.  These take the form of either full-day or half-day conferences or twilight meetings and some of these events attract in excess of 100 delegates, particularly in those areas where other course providers are limited.  The subject matter of conferences is frequently determined by feedback from our members or recognition of an area which deserves to be brought to the fore.  Events are open to both members and non-members, are either free or very reasonably priced and are always popular with those attending.

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