It is an international, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal with the purpose of reporting original scientific and scholarly contributions to advance knowledge about mental health issues among persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The journal addresses issues related to the full range of mental health concerns including neuro-developmental disorders /autism spectrum disorders, severe behaviour problems, criminality, substance abuse, and genetic phenotypes across the life span. The journal seeks to publish empirically-based research such as epidemiological or observational studies, studies of prognosis and diagnosis, related to the development and/or prevention of mental health problems in persons with intellectual disabilities; development of screening and diagnostic instruments; clinical trials of psychosocial and pharmacological interventions including health economic evaluations, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, qualitative studies.
This journal is only available to individual ASID members.
Citation metrics2.586 (2020) Impact Factor
- Q1 (2020) Impact Factor Best Quartile
- 2.233 (2020) 5 year IF
- 2.4 (2020) CiteScore
- 0.961 (2020) SNIP
- 0.938 (2020) SJR