Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Open Access & Peer-Reviewed

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About The Journal

The Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JCAP) is a major international peer-reviewed journal providing an essential link between clinicians and academics interested in child and adolescent psychiatry. The journal publishes research on a broad range of topics focused on the promotion of healthy development and the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness in children, adolescents, and their families. 

JCAP provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of child and adolescent mental health, including epidemiology, psychopathology, assessment, and treatment. The journal also examines the role of psychopharmacology, brain imaging, family dynamics, psychosocial interventions, and healthcare policy in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness in youth. Each issue of JCAP contains original research, reviews, clinical stories, short communications, and commentaries, making it an invaluable source of information for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and other professionals working with children and adolescents.

Submission Process:

JCAP welcomes the submission of original research and reviews, as well as analysis and commentaries on current issues in the field. Authors must adhere to ethical publishing standards, as well as high levels of accuracy and sound methodology. All submissions are submitted through the journal's online submission portal, and undergo a rigorous peer-review process to ensure quality and accuracy. The journal also encourages authors to submit articles of significant clinical relevance.

Scope of JCAP:

Parent-child research, Interpersonal research, Family research, Clinical and empirical research, In inpatient and outpatient settings, Consultation-liaison settings, School-based settings, Diagnosis, etc.
Remaining Scope can be viewed at Aim and Scope 


Advantages of publishing through us:

JCAP is widely credited with providing a credible platform to disseminate the latest knowledge and research findings in the field. As an open access publication, authors are free to submit manuscripts on any topics related to child and adolescent psychiatry, providing a comprehensive and timely forum for original research. As a result, JCAP is well-regarded among researchers and practitioners alike. JCAP also boasts an efficient and rapid publication process, allowing authors to disseminate their work to a wide audience in a timely manner. 

Instructions to Prepare your article:

Authors wishing to submit to JCAP should familiarise themselves with the journal’s style, scope, and Aims and Scope. Submissions should follow the journal’s instructions for authors, including the formatting and style guide. Manuscripts may be submitted in English The journal does not accept manuscripts that are under review or published elsewhere. All manuscripts must include a title page, abstract, keywords, introduction and discussion, and acknowledgements.


Article Processing Charge:

JCAP is dedicated to providing unrestricted access to its published content, since it firmly believes that open access and intellectual diversity are key to the advancement of science and publishing. Article processing charges are essential to enable the journal to continue to provide quality content and publishing services, in order to maintain its strict editorial requirements and to keep JCAP freely available to the global community. 


1. I am pleased to note your quality work, professionalism and non-indifference. The decision of working moments and all questions are carried out quickly, quickly enough, in working order. Reviewers' reviews are objective, useful, aimed at improving articles. Layout and design of good quality. I believe that the magazine can be indexed in the Scopus database. I and my colleagues are determined to continue cooperation with you.

Kiryanov NA - Izhevsk State Medical Academy

2. My experience with you was wonderful: you are not just looking for money, as unfortunately do some of your competitors, but show a real interest in publishing science, also helping to improve manuscript's quality. Thanks to valuable prompt suggestions by your Editors, getting to the final product in few weeks since submission. Thank you.

Diego Liberati - National Research Council of Italy


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