In this issue’s editorial, Nadia Micali brings out the pet lover in us all by reflecting on the interesting study by Crawford et al. in which they used the ALSPAC longitudinal cohort to determine the early life effects of pet ownership on childhood psychopathology. “Is it better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” was the projects motives. Micali carefully treads through the findings and offers some constructive points as to the potential positive and negative effects of pet ownership in childhood. Read her full editorial for more information.
Each year, ESCAP team up with ECAP to generate ESCAP Communication articles. These articles aim to address specific and current issues that are impacting the ESCAP community, from refugee children to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Overview of Online First Articles in the ECAP journal, not (yet) assigned to an issue.
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.
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 2020: 4.785, Journal Citation Reports®, Thomson Reuters. Frequency: twelve issues per year, including special issues to hot topics. The journal publishes the following article types:
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, email@example.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).
Submitting articles to the European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Journal can only be done through the journal's publishers, Springer.
These two buttons will direct you to their dedicated ECAP submission and more information about author instructions webpages and how to create an account to submit your article.