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Aims and scope

Aims and scope

Middle East Current Psychiatry (MECP), the official journal of The Okasha Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University, is one of the Middle East’s leading psychiatric open access peer-reviewed journals. The journal publishes articles of exceptional interest in all areas of psychiatry, with a dedicated focus on clinical and experimental research. MECP aims to advance modern research in the Middle East by publishing innovative research on the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. The journal acts as an international forum for the dissemination of information. MECP publishes research, reviews, debate articles, commentaries and case reports.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.2 - 2-year Impact Factor
    0.654 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.551 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    6 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    46 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    431,930 downloads
    197 Altmetric mentions