March 2011 marked the 1-year anniversary of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy’s (AJOT’s) online submission, peer review, and publication process. The journal now publishes six issues (available online and in print) and one online supplemental issue reserved for American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) official documents. This publication format provides the space to publish approximately 80–90 articles per volume, about 10–15 more than in past volumes (Table 1). In the past 3 years, AJOT’s acceptance rate has decreased; increased submissions have allowed greater selectivity and, therefore, higher quality of published articles (see Table 1).

Most studies over the past 4 years have addressed two primary practice areas: (1) rehabilitation, disability, and participation and (2) children and youth. Research addressing productive aging, mental health, and work and industry has consistently been lacking. The dearth...

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