Elsevier Selected as New Publisher of the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

New York, 21 October 2009– Elsevier is pleased to announce that beginning with Volume 49, Number 1 (January 2010) it will assume publication of the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, official publication of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).

According to Josh Spieler, Health Sciences Publisher, “Elsevier is delighted to add the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, the most highly regarded peer-reviewed journal in its field, to our publishing portfolio. Working with the Editor-in-Chief, editorial board, and the AACAP, our intent is to extend the reach of the journal, both domestically and internationally, and to support the translation of scientific discovery into improved patient care."

As it enters its 49th year of publication, the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry will continue under the leadership of Editor-in-Chief Andrés Martin, M.D., M.P.H. and its distinguished editorial board. The journal provides cutting-edge, peer-reviewed scientific content on all aspects relevant to child and adolescent mental health Each monthly issue will also provide opportunities to participate in accredited continuing medical education activities to enhance overall clinical proficiency.

Editor-in-Chief Andrés Martin, M.D., M.P.H stated, “We are pleased to have entered into this partnership with the largest and most respected publishing house in the field of science and medicine."

Elsevier is recognized for its numerous long-standing and successful society-publishing partnerships, as well as excellence in all aspects of the publishing process.   ScienceDirect, Elsevier’s world-class electronic platform, with over 11 million users, will provide online access to the full text of the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (current and forthcoming content, as well as archived issues, back to volume 1, number 1).

The Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry is indexed by leading abstracting and indexing services, including Index Medicus/MEDLINE.

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About The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP.org) is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected by these disorders.

The AACAP was established in 1953 and is a membership based organization, composed of over 7,500 child and adolescent psychiatrists and other interested physicians. Its members actively research, evaluate, diagnose, and treat psychiatric disorders and pride themselves on giving direction to and responding quickly to new developments in addressing the health care needs of children and their families.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey— and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com

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