Mental Illness

About this Journal

Aims and scope

Mental Illness is an online-only, international, Open Access peer-reviewed journal which publishes scientific papers concerning the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. All psychiatry-related manuscripts are welcome.

Mental Illness publishes original articles and reviews

The editor-in-chief welcomes articles on the below and related topics in psychiatric mental illness:

  • Co-morbidity
  • Links between mental illness and physical symptoms
  • Cognitive problems
  • Uses of new technologies – for instance transcranial magnetic stimulation use in ALS and stroke patients
  • Psychiatric illnesses
  • Links with other medical illnesses – for instance, cancer and heart attacks
  • Mood disorders
  • Dual diagnosis (mental illness and substance use).

    The Emerald Hindawi Partnership

    This journal is published by Hindawi as part of a publishing collaboration with Emerald. It is a fully open access journal produced under the Hindawi and Emerald brands. 

      Bibliographic information

      ISSN: 2036-7465 (Online) 

      DOI: 10.1155/MIJ     


        Archival content

        Content published prior to July 2022 is hosted on the Emerald website.

          Open Access

          Mental Illness is an open access journal. All articles are immediately available to read and reuse upon publication. More information about our Open Access policy can be found on our copyright page.


            Editorial enquiries should be directed to [email protected].

            General enquiries should be directed to [email protected].


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              Acceptance rate14%
              Submission to final decision79 days
              Acceptance to publication10 days
              Journal Citation Indicator0.220
              Impact Factor6.3

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