American Journal of Psychiatry

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American Journal of Psychiatry  
Former names
American Journal of Insanity
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Am. J. Psych.
Discipline Psychiatry
Language English
Edited by Robert Freedman
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0002-953X (print)
1535-7228 (web)
LCCN 22024537
OCLC no. 1480183

The American Journal of Psychiatry is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of psychiatry and the official journal of the American Psychiatric Association.[1] The first volume was issued in 1844, at which time it was known as the American Journal of Insanity. The title changed to the current form with the July issue of 1921.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 14.721. Its ranking is second among 135 journals in the category "Psychiatry".[2]

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  1. ^ "About The American Journal of Psychiatry". American Psychiatric Association. 2007. Archived from the original on 16 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-03. 
  2. ^ AJP Impact Factor[dead link]

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