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Neuropsychopharmacology is an international scientific journal and the official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP). This journal focuses upon clinical and basic science contributions that advance our understanding of the brain and behavior, especially as related to the molecular, cellular, physiological and psychological properties of agents acting within the central nervous system and the identification of the new molecular targets for the development of the next generation of drugs. While original reports are preferred, mini-reviews and perspectives are invited by the editorial office.
With a 2018 impact factor of 7.160, Neuropsychopharmacology ranks 11th of 146 Psychiatry journals, 11th of 267 Pharmacology and Pharmacy journals, and 21st of 267 Neuroscience journals. In 2018, on average, articles published in 23 calendar days from the time they were received by production. In 2018, on average, articles received a first decision within 34 days (with review), and articles published online in 23 days from the time they were received by production.
In 2018, Neuropsychopharmacology (NPP) saw more than 1.5 million page views, and 427,239 new users. Of that, 88% were views of articles (as opposed to the homepage or Instructions for Authors, for example); the average time on an article page was a little over four and a half minutes. In 2018, 43% of users were from the US. NPP also saw 26% of our users visit us from either a mobile device (22%) or tablet (4%). Check us out at www.nature.com/npp!
In view of the interdisciplinary nature of the field, particular emphasis is placed on:
studies that advance the biological bases of normal and pathological behavior
the nature, etiology and pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders
biologically relevant aspects of the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of these disorders
the basic mechanisms by which psychopharmacological agents exert their effect
Dr. William A Carlezon Jr, Ph.D.
Dr. Gretchen Neigh, Ph.D.
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