Community Mental Health Journal is devoted to the evaluation and improvement of public sector mental health services for people affected by severe mental disorders, serious emotional disturbances and/or addictions.

Coverage includes:

  • nationally representative epidemiologic projects
  • intervention research involving benefit and risk comparisons between service programs
  • methodology, such as instrumentation, where particularly pertinent to public sector behavioral health evaluation or research

For questions related to this journal, please contact the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Jacqueline Feldman, at jfeldman@uab.edu.

*Please note: All studies must be approved by human subjects committees (also known as institutional review boards). At the end of the Methods section, authors must state which human subject committee (IRB) approved the study.

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2018: 0.708

76 out of 246 on the Health (Social Science) list

189 out of 489 on the Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health list

210 out of 494 on the Psychiatry and Mental Health list

SJR is a measure of the journal's relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2018: 0.857

The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.

CiteScore 2018: 1.63

  • Studies public sector services for people affected by severe mental disorder, emotional disturbance or addictions
  • Presents nationally representative epidemiologic projects
  • Coverage includes intervention research involving benefit and risk comparisons between service programs
  • Addresses pertinent topics in methodology, such as instrumentation
Editor-in-chief
  • Jacqueline M. Feldman
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Impact factor: 1.460 (2018)
Five year impact factor: 1.696 (2018)
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Submission to first decision: 229 days
Acceptance to publication: 7 days
Usage
Downloads: 242,837 (2018)

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