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2.364

American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

ABOUT THE JOURNAL

American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (AJO) publishes articles that inform policy, practice, and research concerning behavioral health, social justice, and well-being.

Submit your manuscript for consideration in this high-impact, interdisciplinary journal!

Editors-in-Chief

Jill D. McLeigh and William Spaulding

Parent Society

Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice

Indexed In

Web of Science; MEDLINE; PsycINFO; Scopus; and more.

AJO is an interdisciplinary journal publishing articles that clarify, challenge, or reshape the understanding of factors in the prevention and correction of injustice and in the sustainable development of a humane and just society.

Learn more about the scope of AJO by reading the sample articles below!

SAMPLE ARTICLES

  • Community social workers’ perspectives on the challenges and opportunities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Itzhaki-Braun, 2021) 

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  • Establishing a path to unity: Recommendations for the Biden/Harris administration. (Jaffe et al., 2021) 

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  • Childhood sexual abuse and attachment insecurity: Associations with child psychological difficulties. (Ensink et al., 2020)

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  • The manifestation of multilevel stigma in the lived experiences of transgender and gender nonconforming older adults. (Fabbre & Gaveras, 2020)

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  • No youth left behind to human trafficking: Exploring profiles of risk. (Reid et al., 2019)

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  • Acculturation in the discourse of immigrants and receiving community members: Results from a cross-national qualitative study. (Fedi et al., 2019) 

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  • Mental health services as a vital component of psychosocial recovery for victims of child trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation. (Rafferty, 2018) 

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Orthopsychiatry is an interdisciplinary approach to mental health in which psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, pediatricians, sociologists, nurses, and educators collaborate on the early treatment of mental disorders, with an emphasis on their prevention.

Searching ancestors’ testimonies for keys to intergenerational Black healing and well-being.

ARTICLE SPOTLIGHT

  • A study by Henderson and colleagues examines healing as part of a comprehensive discussion of the intergenerational impact of historical trauma.

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