Affiliated Journals


Neuropsychiatric Genetics, Part B of the American Journal of Medical Genetics (AJMG), provides a forum for experimental and clinical investigations of the genetic, epigenetic and protein signaling mechanisms underlying neurologic and psychiatric disorders. It is a resource for novel genetics studies of the heritable nature of psychiatric and other nervous system disorders, characterized at the molecular, cellular or behavioral levels. Neuropsychiatric Genetics publishes eight times per year.

Edited By: Ming T. Tsuang and Stephen V. Faraone
Impact factor:3.016
ISI Journal Citation Reports @ Ranking: 2017:71/171 (Genetics & Heredity)
ISI Journal Citation Reports @ Ranking: 2017:51/142 (Psychiatry)
Online ISSN:1552-485X
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Why should you publish in Neuropsychiatric Genetics?

  1. We have no page limitations.
  2. We will publish rapid communications to publish key findings quickly.
  3. You can choose open access publication (for a fee) or traditional no fee publication.
  4. Free access to your article for 10 of your colleagues, for you, in perpetuity and for the public (2 years), if your work is selected for a virtual issue.

If you have an idea for a Special Issue, contact Steve Faraone,


Psychiatric Genetics: publishes papers which bring together clinical observations, psychological and behavioural abnormalities and genetic data. The journal is also a forum for reporting new approaches to genetic research in psychiatry and neurology utilizing novel techniques or methodologies. Psychiatric Genetics publishes original Research Reports dealing with inherited factors involved in psychiatric and neurological disorders. This encompasses gene localization and chromosome markers, changes in neuronal gene expression related to psychiatric disease, linkage genetics analyses, family, twin and adoption studies, and genetically based animal models of neuropsychiatric disease.

Psychiatric Genetics also publishes Book Reviews, Brief Reports and Conference Reports.
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CALL FOR PAPERS  – Original Articles, Reviews and Brief Reports

Editor-in-Chief: John I. Nurnberger, Jr.
John B. Vincent
ISSN: 0955-8829
Online ISSN: 1473-5873
Frequency: 6 issues / year
Ranking: 134 of 171 Genetics & Heredity
224 of 261 Neurosciences
Impact Factor: 1.586