Biological Psychiatry is one of the most selective and highly cited journals in the field of psychiatric neuroscience. It is ranked 5th out of 140 Psychiatry titles and 11th out of 256 Neurosciences titles in the 2015 ISI Journal Citations ReportsĀ® published by Thomson Reuters. The 2016 Impact Factor score for Biological Psychiatry is 11.412. Biological Psychiatry is also the third-ranked psychiatry journal according to Google Scholar (June 2016). Learn More


Biological Psychiatry is pleased to announce that a new spin-off journal, Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging (BP:CNNI) will introduce its first issue in January 2016. This new journal will focus on fundamental advances occurring in the field of cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging. The Editor of the new journal will be Cameron S. Carter, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology and Director of the Center for Neuroscience at the University of California, Davis. Manuscript submission information can be found at:, Watch this space for additional information.