British Journal of Psychiatry

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British Journal of Psychiatry  
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Former names
Asylum Journal, Journal of Mental Science
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Br. J. Psychiatry
Discipline Psychiatry
Language English
Edited by Peter Tyrer
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1853–present
Frequency Monthly
After 12 months
6.619
Indexing
ISSN 0007-1250 (print)
1472-1465 (web)
LCCN 89649366
CODEN BJPYAJ
OCLC no. 1537306
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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.[1] 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.[2]

History[edit]

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.[1]

Impact factor[edit]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 6.619.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ABOUT THE BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY". Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  2. ^ "Archives". Retrieved 2011-02-13. 
  3. ^ "JOURNALNAME". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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