Published monthly by The Royal College of Psychiatrists, this peer-reviewed publication is one of the world's leading psychiatric journals, covering all branches of the subject, with particular emphasis on the clinical aspects of each topic.
The journal is essential reading for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and all professionals with an interest in mental health. In addition to a large number of authoritative papers from both the UK and 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. A series of supplements, sent free to subscribers, provides in-depth coverage of selected areas.
The British Journal of Psychiatry was originally founded in 1853 as the Asylum Journal and was known as the Journal of Mental Science from 1858 to 1963.