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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

  • Citation Impact
    0.18 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.123 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Speed
    21 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    25 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    Usage 
    282,789 downloads (2021)

    Social Media Impact
    123 Altmetric mentions (2021)