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  1. Authors: Anabel de la Rosa-Gómez, Lorena A. Flores-Plata, Esteban E. Esquivel-Santoveña, Carolina Santillán Torres Torija, Raquel García-Flores, Alejandro Dominguez-Rodriguez, Paulina Arenas-Landgrave, Rosa O. Castellanos-Vargas, Enrique Berra-Ruiz, Rocío Silvestre-Ramírez, Germán Alejandro Miranda-Díaz, Dulce M. Díaz-Sosa, Alejandrina Hernández-Posadas, Alicia I. Flores-Elvira, Pablo D. Valencia and Mario F. Vázquez-Sánchez

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BMC Psychiatry is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

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    4.144 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    5.040 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    1.686 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.252 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    56 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
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Identity transparency: Single anonymized

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