British Journal of Psychiatry
|British Journal of Psychiatry|
|Former name(s)||Asylum Journal, Journal of Mental Science|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||Br. J. Psychiatry|
|Edited by||Peter Tyrer|
|Publisher||Royal College of Psychiatrists (United Kingdom)|
|Open access||After 12 months|
The British Journal of Psychiatry is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by the Royal College of Psychiatrists containing original research, systematic reviews, commentaries on contentious articles, short reports, a comprehensive book review section, and a correspondence column relating to all aspects of psychiatry. A series of occasional supplements provide in-depth coverage of specific topics. Its editor-in-chief is Peter Tyrer. The complete archive of contents from 1855 to the present is available online. All content from January 2000 on is made freely available 1 year after publication.
The journal was established in 1853 as the Asylum Journal and named Journal of Mental Science from 1858 to 1963, when it obtained its present name.