The ECAP Journal

ECAP ('European Child + Adolescent Psychiatry') is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to child and adolescent psychiatry. In August 2011 ECAP has been designated as the official ESCAP Journal and issues regularly close off with two pages of ESCAP communication.

View the content overview of the current ECAP issue.
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The ECAP Journal aims to further a broad understanding of psychopathology in children and adolescents. Empirical research is its foundation, and clinical relevance is its hallmark. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry welcomes in particular papers covering neuropsychiatry, cognitive neuroscience, genetics, neuroimaging, pharmacology, and related fields of interest. Contributions are encouraged from all around the world.

Editor-in-chief and chairman of the editorial board is Dr Johannes Hebebrand, professor at the University of Duisburg/Essen (Germany).

Impact Factor 2015: 3.339, Journal Citation Reports®, Thomson Reuters. Frequency: twelve issues per year, including special issues to hot topics. The journal publishes the following article types: 

  • Original Articles

  • Reviews

  • Brief reports

  • Letters to the Editor

  • ESCAP Communications

To learn more about the ECAP Journal, visit the journal's homepage or access the tables of content and abstracts of the current and past issues. Further questions with regards to the journal European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry will be answered by Sabine Mohr (Publishing Editor, sabine.mohr@springer.com). 

Read about the origins of this journal (February 2017 editorial by Helmut Remschmidt and Philip Graham on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of ECAP).

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