Open Journal of Depression

Open Journal of Depression

ISSN Print: 2169-9658
ISSN Online: 2169-9674
www.scirp.org/journal/ojd
E-mail: ojd@scirp.org

Aims & Scope


Open Journal of Depression is an international journal about depression. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for social scientists and academicians all over the world to promote scholarship on depression and depression-related topics.

All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:



  • · Animal Models of Depression
  • · Chronic Disease and Concomitant Depression Diagnoses
  • · Co-Morbidities of Obesity and Depression
  • · Complementary Medicine Treatment Techniques and Effect on Depression
  • · Depression in Adolescents
  • · Depression in Children
  • · Depression in Elderly
  • · Depression in Women
  • · Eating Disorder and Depression
  • · Ecological Model of Depression
  • · Expressive Therapies and Depression
  • · Impact of HIV/AIDS on Depression
  • · Impact of Pregnancy on Depression
  • · Impact of Rape on Depression
  • · Incarceration and Depression
  • · Personality Disorders and Depression
  • · Pharmaceutical or Pharmacological Therapies for Depression
  • · Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Depression
  • · Prevention of Depression
  • · Psychiatry
  • · Resiliency and Vulnerability Factors to Depression
  • · Role of Online Support Groups in Reduction of Depression
  • · Seasonal Depression
  • · Stress Management Strategies for Reduction of Depression
  • · Traumatic Illness and Depression
  • · Treatment of Depression


We are also interested in: 1) Short Reports—2-5 page papers where an author can present either an idea with theoretical background but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper or preliminary data; 2) Book Reviews—Comments and critiques.

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