- Access: Full
- Contains open access
Continues The Asylum Journal (1853 - 1855), The Asylum Journal of Mental Science (1855 - 1858), Journal of Mental Science (1858 - 1962)
- ISSN: 0007-1250 (Print), 1472-1465 (Online)
- Editor: Kamaldeep Bhui CBE
- Editorial board
The British Journal of Psychiatry is a leading international peer-reviewed psychiatric journal, covering all branches of psychiatry with a particular emphasis on the clinical aspects of each topic. Published on behalf of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the journal’s overriding concern is to improve the prevention, investigation, diagnosis, treatment, and care of mental illness, as well as the promotion of mental health globally. In addition to a large number of authoritative original research papers from around the world, the journal includes editorials, review articles, commentaries on contentious articles, short reports, a comprehensive book review section and a lively and well-informed correspondence column. The journal is essential reading for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and all professionals with an interest in mental health.